Persisting Selves: the practices and politics of keeping going and carrying on (CfP, Geography Conference, Edinburgh, June 2015)

Persisting Selves: the practices and politics of keeping going and carrying on 5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies Edinburgh 10th-12th June 2015 What does it mean to ‘persist’, to carry on, to go beyond? What are the barriers through which bodies and selves begin to persist – e.g., through tiredness or hardship; when Read the full article…

Health Humanities: Pedagogies, Practices, Politics (CfP, Conference, Colorado 30 April – 2 May 2015)

Health Humanities: The Next Decade (Pedagogies, Practices, Politics) 30 April – 2 May 2015 The Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will host the 4th International Health Humanities Conference. This cross-disciplinary and inter-professional conference will bring together scholars, educators, clinicians, health advocates, students, patients and caregivers in an Read the full article…

The Human Sciences after the Decade of the Brain (CfP, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, 30-31March 2015)

Perspectives on the Neuro-Turn in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Philosophy Department, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany March 30 – March 31, 2015 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS It is now almost 25 years since the U.S. Congress authorized the then president, George Bush Sr., to proclaim the decade beginning January 1, 1990 as the Decade Read the full article…

Autonomy and the End of Life (Conference, University of Essex, 23 April 2015)

The Essex Autonomy Project will be hosting a one-day conference on the theme of Autonomy and the End of Life as part of the University of Essex 50th Anniversary year. The conference will consider the philosophical and ethical implications of end of life decisions, whether we have a right to autonomy in the process of Read the full article…

32nd International Conference on Psychology and the Arts (Conference, PsyArt Foundation and the University of Malta, June 24-28 2015)

We are pleased to announce that the 32nd International Conference on Psychology and the Arts will be held at the University of Malta, Valletta, Malta, June 24-28, 2015. The conference is sponsored by the PsyArt Foundation and the University of Malta. Our hosts are Dr Louis Laganà of the Art Department and Professor Carmel Cefai Read the full article…

A History of Distributed Cognition (CfP, Interdisciplinary Workshop Series)

A History of Distributed Cognition: Interdisciplinary Workshop Series) In philosophy and cognitive science a range of recent theories argue that the mind is not just brain-based but is distributed across the brain, body and world. This workshop series, part of a larger, AHRC-funded project, explores the historical expression of related notions of the mind as Read the full article…

Fragile Subjects: Childhood in Literature, Arts and Medicine (CfP, Conference, Finland, August 2015)

Fragile Subjects: Childhood in Literature, Arts and Medicine August, 19-20, 2015, University of Turku, Finland Keynote speakers: Maria Nikolajeva, Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge; Sally Shuttleworth, Professor, Faculty of English Language and Literature and St Anne’s College University of Oxford; Valerie Walkerdine, Distinguished Research Professor, Cardiff University Organizers: Research project “Fragile Subjects: Childhood Read the full article…

Phenomenology and Health (CfP, Interdisciplinary Symposium, Oxford, 27-28 March 2015)

Phenomenology and Health: An Interdisciplinary Symposium The Inaugural Conference of the Oxford Phenomenology Network TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) University of Oxford, 27-28 March 2015 This two-day symposium seeks to explore the interrelations between phenomenology and health from a wide variety of perspectives. We aim to stimulate multi-disciplinary discussions between scholars of Read the full article…

Photographic Histories of Psychology (Symposium, de Montfort University, November 25 2014)

Photographic Histories of Psychology One-day postgraduate symposium 25 November, 2014 Trinity House, PHRC, de Montfort University, Leicester Registration now open (registration fee includes sandwich lunch, tea and coffee) *£0: PHRC students and speakers *£10: de Montfort University students *£20: students *£26: non students The registration link is here.   Program: Photographic Histories Of Psychology 10:00 Read the full article…

The Psychology of Emotion and Feeling (CfP, Northampton, 8th April 2015)

Theme: Exploring the Nature of Emotion and Feeling; Critical Issues and Future Directions in Emotion and Feeling Based Research Venue: TBC This free one day student conference aims to provide a friendly and welcoming environment where students can explore the nature of emotion and feeling, and critically consider how this shapes our understanding of emotion today. Key themes in emotion and feeling Read the full article…