Culture & Health webinar: ‘A bridge to better healthcare: Cultural mediators in refugee and migrant healthcare’, Tuesday 2 July 2019

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Date: 13.00-14.00 CEST, Tuesday 2 July 2019 Live webcast/further information link:  www.euro.who.int/en/cultureandhealth A bridge to better healthcare: Cultural mediators in refugee and migrant healthcare Tuesday 2 July 2019 13.00-14.00 CEST Live webcast/further information link: www.euro.who.int/en/cultureandhealth Migration flows constitute a defining element of our time, with a consistent rise in the number of migrants and refugees in the WHO European Region.… Continue reading

Registration Open: ‘The Pathological Body From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives’, London, Friday 20 September 2019.

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Date:Friday 20 September 2019 Location: Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, UK REGISTRATION OPEN (FREE TO ALL) The Pathological Body From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives A one-day symposium at the Institute of Modern Languages Research,… Continue reading

Online Seminar: ‘Shame, Poverty and Health’ Seminar, University of Exeter, Thursday 4 July 2019

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Date: 1-3pm, Thursday 4th July 2019, 1-3pm Location: Laver Building (LT3) University of Exeter & Online Remote Attendance Shame, Poverty and Health Seminar Professor Robert Walker (Beijing Normal University & Oxford University) Dr Felicity Thomas (Wellcome Centre, University of Exeter) Lucy Hodges (Wellcome Centre, University of Exeter) Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health, University of Exeter Thursday 4th… Continue reading

Registration Open: ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface: A Cross-disciplinary Workshop’, Science Museum, London, 11 July

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Date: 9.30am-4.30pm, Thursday 11 July Location: Dana Centre, Science Museum, London ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface:  A Cross-disciplinary Workshop on Medicine, Technology, and Embodiment’ Thursday 11 July, 9.30am-4.30pm, the Dana Centre, Science Museum, London REGISTER FOR FREE, HERE: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/sensing-machine-body-interface This workshop seeks to explore the role our senses play across a range of medical and disability related… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Sex, science, and censorship in the 19th and 20th centuries’, Granada, Spain, 17-18 February 2020

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Date: Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February 2020 Location:Granada, Spain Closing Date for Abstracts: 26 July 2019 Call for Papers: ‘Sex, science, and censorship in the 19th and 20th centuries’Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th February 2020Granada, Spain Confirmed Speakers: Melissa Adler, Western, Canada Fay Brauer, East London, UK Agnieszka Kościańska, Warsaw, Poland Rebecca Langlands, Exeter, UK… Continue reading

ECR Development Opportunity: NNMHR/ Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award

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Closing date for expressions of interest: midnight on Sunday 30th June 2019 ECR Development Opportunity: NNMHR / Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award The NNMHR call for expressions of interest from ECRs to collaborate on the development of an exciting new project intended to support ECRs from across the Northern Network to engage creatively with the Wellcome… Continue reading

CFP: 3rd Annual Congress of NNMHR, University of Sheffield, 23-24 January 2020, Closing Date for Abstracts: 01 September 2019

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Date:23-24 January 2020 Location:University of Sheffield Closing Date for Abstracts: 01 September 2019 We are delighted to confirm that the 3rd Annual Congress of NNMHR will be hosted by the University of Sheffield, 23-24 January 2020. The theme for the conference is Experience, Medicine and Marginalisation, and the Call for Papers is now open. All… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Health Inequalities in Trump’s America and Brexit Britain’, Durham Town Hall, 5.30pm 25 June

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Date:Tuesday 25 June, 17:30-19:00 Location: Durham Town Hall Health Inequalities in Trump’s America and Brexit Britain Tuesday 25 June, 17:30-19:00 Durham Town Hall Why do people vote for politicians and rhetoric which actually puts their own lives at risk and what can be done about it? Join Jonathan Metzl and Danny Dorling to consider how politics… Continue reading

1 Day Workshop: ‘Experience and the Past: Access, Value and Retrospection through Pre-modern Narratives’, Durham, 21 June 2019

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Date: 21 June 2019, 09:30 to 16:30 Location: CA201 Caedmon Building, Durham DH1 1SZ Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University 1 day workshop Experience and the Past: Access, Value and Retrospection through Pre-modern Narratives 21st June 2019, 09:30 to 16:30, CA201 Caedmon Building, Durham DH1 1SZ Experience and the Past is the third in our series on… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Existential Medical Humanities’, Södertörn University, 7-8 November 2019, Closing Date for Abstracts: 15 August 2019

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Date: 7-8 November 2019 Location: Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge, Södertörn University, Sweden Closing Date for Applications: 15 August 2019 Call for abstracts: Existential Medical Humanities Konferens och möte för det nationella nätverket för medicinsk humaniora och samhällsvetenskap Arranged by Centre for Studies in Practcal Knowledge, Södertörn University, Sweden 7-8th of November 2019 Keynote speakers: … Continue reading