Wellbeing and the Life Course: Intercultural and Intergenerational Perspectives (Symposium, University of Sussex, 24/25 September 2015)

A symposium to launch the new Centre for Innovation and Research in Wellbeing Conference Centre, Bramber House, University of Sussex Co-hosted with Young Lives at the University of Oxford, this two-day event seeks to foster intercultural perspectives on wellbeing and the life course by bringing together researchers working in a variety of contexts from multiple Read the full article…

Connecting Minds – Arts and Dementia (Symposium, Liverpool John Moores University, 4th September 2015)

Liverpool John Moores University is delighted to announce a symposium on ‘Connecting Minds – Arts and Dementia’. This symposium will be held on Friday 4th September 2015, 9.00-17.00, at Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, 4th Floor Events Suite. The ‘Connecting Minds’ symposium is intended to encourage dialogue and collaboration between academics, arts and healthcare professionals, service Read the full article…

New Generations in Medical Humanities – Final Event (Showcase, Durham University, 9 September 2015)

As we celebrate the year end of the CMH New Generations Workshops we reflect on our accomplishments in an open showcase. The New Generations programme, funded by the AHRC and Wellcome Trust, was aimed at delivering an exciting and innovative skills development programme to a group of doctoral students and early career researchers in the medical Read the full article…

‘Hearing the Voice’ (HtV 2) another five years – congratulations!

The Wellcome Trust has awarded ‘Hearing the Voice’ another five-years of research as one of two projects to be the first of its Humanities and Social Science Collaborative Awards. ‘Hearing the Voice’ will continue with its innovative work in exploring the experience of voice hearing through unique insights from the humanities and social sciences. The Wellcome Trust had Read the full article…

The Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) (Public lecture series, University of York, 2015)

The Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) is running a number of public lectures at the University of York in the coming months. Each one will be held in the Berrick Saul Building, University of York, Heslington West Campus, starting at 6.00pm. All are welcome to attend these events and admission is free. Tuesday 22 September – Read the full article…

How Medical Humanities is Building Bridges to the Future of Medicine (CfP, Bundoran, Ireland, January 13-16, 2016)

Papers on the topic of the influence of Medical Humanities on the current and changing state of medicine are invited to be considered for Drew University’s ‘How Medical Humanities is Building Bridges to the Future of Medicine ‘. Consideration will be given from areas of study, including bioethics, literature, sociology, anthropology, public health, history, and Read the full article…

Architecture and the Built Environment – ‘Vertigo in the City’ – Studentships (CfA, University of Westminster, 30th September 2015)

The University of Westminster is offering a 3-year PhD studentship in conjunction with the cross-disciplinary project on ‘Vertigo in the City’ that was launched last year. The successful candidate will be jointly supervised by Dr Davide Deriu, at the Department of Architecture, and by Professor John Golding at the Department of Psychology. Applications are being Read the full article…

Religion and Medicine: Healing the Body and Soul from the Middle Ages to the Modern Day (CfP, Birkbeck, 15-16 July 2016)

In the contemporary Western world, religion and medicine are increasingly separated, but through much of history they have been closely interrelated. This relationship has been characterised by some conflict, but also by a great deal of cooperation. Religious perspectives have informed both the understanding of and approaches to health and sickness, whilst religious personnel have Read the full article…

Hubbub – Friday Late Spectacular (Wellcome Collection, 19.00-23.00 Friday 4 September 2015)

On Friday 4th September Hubbub, a Durham University–led research project funded by The Wellcome Trust, will take over the Wellcome Collection building in London for a Friday Late Spectacular of talks, installations, workshops and performances exploring rest, noise, tumult, activity and work. We warmly welcome any of our colleagues who are in London on the Read the full article…

Dissecting the Page: Medical Paratexts (Conference, University of Glasgow, 11 September 2015)

Registration is open for ‘Dissecting the Page: Medical Paratexts’ conference, to be hosted by the University of Glasgow on  Friday 11 Sept 2015.  Thanks to funding from the Wellcome Trust, there is no fee to attend the conference, but if you wish to attend then please download this Registration Form and email it to the Read the full article…