Book Review

‘The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities’ reviewed by Dr Stella Bolaki

The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities, edited by Anne Whitehead and Angela Woods. Associate editors: Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton and Jennifer Richards (Edinburgh University Press, 2016). The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities is an epic, much-awaited collection of essays that brings together an impressive list of […]

Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War (Exhibition, University of Liverpool’s School of Arts, 20th June 2015)

From April 16 through June 20th 2015, the University of Liverpool’s School of Arts, and the School of Histories, Languages and Cultures, will host the U.S. National Library of Medicine travelling exhibition: Life and Limb: the Toll of the American Civil War. Life and Limb explores the experience of physical […]

Arts in Health

Arts in Health – What’s In A Name Change?

Mike White, Senior Research Fellow in Arts and Health in the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University, writes: Australia’s Institute for Creative Health, formerly known as the Arts and Health Foundation, is launched this week in a haze of publicity. The name change smacks of the same kind of […]

Centre for Medical Humanities