CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, Huddersfield, 5th and 6th September 2019

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Date: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Location: University of Huddersfield, UK Deadline for Proposals: 11th February, 2019 CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, University of Huddersfield, UK, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Keynotes speakers: Sally Chivers, Trent University, Canada Amelia DeFalco, University of Leeds, UK Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Brandeis University,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, London, 6th-7th June 2019

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Date: 6th-7th June 2019 Location: Senate House, University of London Deadline for Abstracts: 1st December 2018 CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, 6th-7th June 2019  Invited keynote and panel speakers include: Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg); Tobias Blanke (King’s College London); Alexandra Georgakopoulou (King’s College London); Agnieszka Lyons (Queen Mary, University of London); Mirca Madianou (Goldsmiths, University of London); Sandra… Continue reading

Call for Applications: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’, University of the Witwatersrand

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Location: Department of Anthropology at the University of the Witwatersrand (in collaboration with the University of Warwick and the University of Amsterdam) Date for Review of Applications: 1 December 2018 Call for Application: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’  The Department of Anthropology at… Continue reading

Registration Open: ‘LHIVES: Narratives of HIV’, Manchester, November 9th 2018

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Date: 4-7pm, Friday November 9th 2018 Location: Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS You can now register for FREE for the LHIVES: Narratives of HIV event in November 9, 4-7pm in Manchester city centre. Tickets are running out fast. Snacks and drinks will be provided! Register at https://www.bugchasingproject.org/lhives. This will discuss the role… Continue reading

Call for Contributions and Booking Information: ‘Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference’, Cardiff and Swansea, 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019

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Date: 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019 Location: Cardiff and Swansea, Wales Closing Date for Proposals: 23.59 GMT on Sunday November 18th 2018 CFP: Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference The organisers are delighted to announce that ABMU Health Board and the University of South Wales are working together with a range of partners towards the next conference ‘Storytelling… Continue reading

Job Opportunity: Research Associate (maternity cover) at Imperial College London

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Location: Imperial College Academic Health Sciences Centre, London Closing Date for Applications: 28 October 2018 Job opportunity: 8 month, full time position on the Wellcome Trust-funded project ‘People Like You: Contemporary Figures of Personalisation’ (maternity cover). The post holder will conduct research into data science at Imperial College Academic Health Sciences Centre, ideally combining an ethnographic approach… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Cultures of Toxicity’, Warwick, 8th-9th November 2019

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Date: Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November 2019 Location: University of Warwick Deadline for Abstracts: 31st March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘Cultures of Toxicity’ In Todd Haynes’ 1995 film Safe, Carol (Julianne Moore) is plagued by ‘multiple chemical sensitivities’. The character experiences her environment as a series of toxic threats that cause accumulating and varied physical and psychical… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Dr Diane Atkinson’, Edinburgh, 9th November 2018

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Date: 18.00 – 19.15, Friday 9th November 2018 Location:  Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22−26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Dr Diane Atkinson The Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Young Academy of Scotland warmly invite you to Nursing stories from the First World War: A conversation with… Continue reading

Book Review: Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott (London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

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Book: Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott (London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Reviewer: Karoliina Ollikainen, University of Glasgow Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott, is part of the Palgrave Studies in… Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: University of Glasgow Library – Visiting Research Fellowships

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Location: University of Glasgow Library Closing Date for Applications: Noon 19 November 2018 Supported by the Friends of Glasgow University Library and the William Lind Foundation, the University of Glasgow Library is pleased to announce new annual Visiting Research Fellowships to support scholars from across academic disciplines to come to Glasgow to work on our unique… Continue reading