NEPCA Annual Conference (CfP, Colby-Sawyer College, October 30-31, 2015)

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is soliciting papers for topics in the area of Health, Disease, Illness and Culture for its annual meeting, which will be held October 30-31 at Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire. SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  JUNE 15, 2015 Topics in Health, Disease and Culture may include such themes as below: Mass media Read the full article…

Medical Humanities at Peking University (CfP, Conference, 15-17 October 2015)

Call for Papers: Medical Humanities at Peking University China, 15-17th October, 2015 Convenors Professor Guo Liping (PKU) and Dr Vivienne Lo (UCL) During Peking University’s annual Medical Humanities Week PKU and UCL are convening an exciting 3 day conference and workshop to explore key challenges facing the discipline with particular emphasis on the view from Read the full article…

Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind 2015 (University of Copenhagen, 10-14 August 2015)

Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen Place:  Copenhagen University, Njalsgade 134, Aud. 22.0.11, 2300 Copenhagen S Time: 10-14 August, 2015 Deadline for registration and submission of abstract is May 11, 2015 The course will provide essential insights into central themes within the philosophy of mind, viewed from a phenomenological perspective. It will consist of Read the full article…

Society for Cross Cultural Research 2016 (CfP, Portland Oregon, 17-20 February 2016)

We invite you to attend the Society for Cross Cultural Research 2016 conference in Portland, Oregon (Feb 17th-20th) SCCR is a multi-disciplinary organization with members sharing a common devotion to the conduct of cross-cultural and comparative research. Since its founding in 1971, SCCR has attracted professionals and students from the social science fields of Psychology, Read the full article…

Transdisciplinary Approaches to Cognitive Innovation (CfP, University of Plymouth, 9-11 September 2015)

The promise of cognitive innovation as a collaborative project in the sciences, arts and humanities is that we can approach creativity as a bootstrapping cognitive process in which the energies that shape the poem are necessarily indistinguishable from those that shape the poet. For the purposes of this conference the exploration of the idea of Read the full article…

HSTM Inaugural Conference (CfP, Maynooth University, 13-14 November 2015)

The HSTM Network Ireland fosters research, teaching and public engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine (HSTM) in Ireland.  It brings together researchers based in Ireland and welcomes overseas members with relevant interests. We aim to raise the profile of HSTM in Ireland and link Irish-based researchers to an international community of scholars. The Read the full article…

Theorizing the Body in Health and Medicine (CfP, Maastricht University, November 26-27, 2015)

An international and interdisciplinary workshop For most health and medical professionals “the body” functions as a taken for granted entry point for analyzing, imaging, screening, diagnosing, curing, caring, nursing, training, and feeding people. It is also often considered as different from, and even opposed to, “the psyche” which results in sharp distinctions between somatic and Read the full article…

Global Healthcare Professionals in Medical Anthropology (CfP, University of Sussex, 9-11 September 2015)

‘Global Healthcare Professionals in Medical Anthropology: issues of theory, methods and practice’ Call for papers closes on 27th April 2015 MAGic 2015 conference – (EASA) & RAI at the University of Sussex, UK, 9-11th September 2015 This panel explores the role of practicing healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and other allied professionals) involved in Read the full article…

Summer Course “Medical Humanities – Italian Perspectives” (Padova – Italy, 6 -11 September, 2015)

The Fondazione Lanza (Center for Advanced Studies in Ethics, Padova – Italy), in collaboration with the Chair of the History of Medicine at the University of Padua and the Department of Medical Humanities at the University of Marmara in Istanbul, is pleased to announce the Second Edition of the Summer Course in Medical Humanities, which Read the full article…

Sensory Modernism(s): Cultures of Perception (CfP, University of Leeds, 21 May 2015)

‘Sensory Modernism(s)’, seeks to address the interrelationship of modernism with sensory perception. The spirit of the conference is interdisciplinary, and invokes characterisations of modernism derived from a wide range of discursive domains. The one-day conference will be held at the University of Leeds on Thursday May 21. Keynote Speakers: Dr Richard Brown, Dr Christina Bradstreet, Read the full article…