“Brains in the Making: emerging models, methods, and modes of working”: Durham University, DRAFT Programme

Brains in the Making: Emerging Models, Methods, and Modes of Working Workshop, Durham University, 19-20 March 2015 DRAFT PROGAMME NB This workshop is by registration only. Places have now been allocated.   DAY 1             19 March 2015 12-1                Lunch 1.00-1.10       Introductory comments: Dr Felicity Callard, Dr Angela Woods,                 Dr Peter Garratt 1.10-2.40       Session 1 Read the full article…

The Making Sense Of: Madness Project: 8th Global Meeting (CfP, Mansfield College, 17th September 2015)

Tuesday 15th September – Thursday 17th September 2015 Mansfield College, Oxford Call for Presentations: Madness: What is it? Why does it exist? Where and when does it happen? How does it happen, and to whom? Like the relation between otherness and identity, madness might have always been used to define its opposite, or defined by Read the full article…

Patients’ Experience and Expectations Following Major Illness or Injury (Conference, University of Hertfordshire and Surrey, 24th March 2015)

Tuesday 24th March, The King’s Fund, London Most people at some stage in their lives have the experience of recovering from a serious illness or injury. The phrase ‘getting back to normal’ is often used to describe the progress or extent of recovery and carries with it social expectation that people will recover and that Read the full article…

Mind, Value and Mental Health (Summer School/Conference, University of Oxford, 23 – 25 July 2015)

Mind, Value and Mental Health: Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School and Conference 23 – 25 July 2015: St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford Two linked events exploring areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value make contact with issues about mental health. 2nd Oxford Summer School: 23–24 July 2015 Read the full article…

Why the Humanities: Answers from the Cognitive and Neurosciences (CfP, Kent State University Ohio, 9-12 July 2015

The purpose of this conference is to highlight and enhance the contributions that humanities education makes to personal well being, responsible citizenship, and social justice. Recent studies in the cognitive and neurosciences indicate how humanities education can develop the following key cognitive and emotional capabilities that are essential not only for personal well being but Read the full article…

“Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South” (CFP, Workshop, London, 2–3 October 2015)

Call for Papers Workshop on the Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South, King’s College London and Queen Mary University of London, 2 and 3 October 2015 Over the last ten years, there has been mounting alarm about the growing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) epidemic in the global South and the health and economic burden Read the full article…

Phenomenology of Breathing (Workshop, Bristol, 14 May 2015)

Phenomenology of Breathing Royal Fort House University of Bristol Thursday 14 May 2015, 1-5 Session 1: 1-2.30 Havi Carel (Bristol): A phenomenology of breathlessness Sheena Hyland (Dublin City University) : Body and breath: phenomenological perspectives Anya Farennikova (Bristol): Is it possible to feel breathless?’ 2.30 coffee break Session 2: 3-4.30 Tina Williams (Bristol) : TBC Read the full article…

European Society for Health and Medical Sociology – Europe in a Global Perspective (CfP, Conference, 3-4 September 2015)

European Society for Health and Medical Sociology 3rd Special Interest Meeting: Europe in a Global Perspective September 3-4, 2015 Trondheim, Norway Department of Sociology and Political Science Norwegian University of Science and Technology Social inequalities in health are a global phenomenon. At the same time, it is increasingly recognized that health is influenced by global Read the full article…

Blind Creations: International Conference & Micro Arts Festival (Royal Holloway, 28-30 June 2015)

This three-day international conference and micro arts festival,which will take place between 28 June and 30 June 2015, seeks to explore the relationship between blind people and artistic creation. Our definition of ‘blind person’ is broad, encompassing anyone who might be defined as having ‘non-normative vision’ and / or who relates to the world using Read the full article…

Medicines, Translations & Histories (CFP, Symposium, Manchester 11-12 June 2015)

MEDICINES, TRANSLATIONS and HISTORIES Call for papers for a symposium at the University of Manchester Thursday 11 and Friday 12 June 2015 As a widely-circulated article in the Journal of the American Medical Association argued in 2008, the emerging field of Translational Medicine (TM) can be defined in two very different ways: first, the study Read the full article…