Reframing Disaster (CfP, Conference, Leeds, 28-29 November 2014)

Reframing Disaster | 28–29 November 2014 | University of Leeds The ‘Reframing Disaster’ conference is connected to an AHRC-funded research project led by Dr Anthony Carrigan, entitled ‘Representing Postcolonial Disaster’, and will be part of a week-long series of activities designed to coincide directly with the Bhopal disaster’s 30th anniversary on 2–3 December, and with Read the full article…

The Subject of Addiction: Culture & Clinic (Conference, Nottingham, 8-9 September 2014)

The Subject of Addiction: Culture and Clinic The Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham This conference is taking place at the University of Nottingham on the 8th and 9th of September 2014. This interdisciplinary event brings together critical and cultural theorists with clinical practitioners in order to interrogate contemporary addiction discourse, whether in governmental policy, psychiatric Read the full article…

CALL FOR PAPERSOral Histories of Science, Technology and MedicineThe Annual Conference of the Oral History Society in conjunction with Royal Holloway University of London and the Oral History of British Science at the British Library, with support from the Wellcome TrustVenue: Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UKDate: Friday 10th- Saturday 11th Read the full article…

Oral Histories of Science, Technology & Medicine (CFP, Conference, Egham, Surrey, 10-11 July 2015)

CALL FOR PAPERSOral Histories of Science, Technology and MedicineThe Annual Conference of the Oral History Society in conjunction with Royal Holloway University of London and the Oral History of British Science at the British Library, with support from the Wellcome TrustVenue: Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UKDate: Friday 10th- Saturday 11th Read the full article…

Healing the Wounds of Childhood: The Medical & Psychological Care of Children (Conference, Exeter, 3 October 2014)

“HEALING THE WOUNDS OF CHILDHOODThe Medical and Psychological Care of Children: Historical and Current Perspectives”Supported by:The Centre for Medical History, University of ExeterThe Wellcome TrustOctober 3, 20149.00-17.00, at the Buckerell Lodge Hotel, ExeterKeynote Address: Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University): ‘Child Guidance in Scotland and England’ FULL CONFERENCE FEE:CCHN Members £45 Non-Members £65 Conference fee Read the full article…

Healing the Wounds of Childhood: The Medical & Psychological Care of Children (Conference, Exeter, 3 October 2014)

“HEALING THE WOUNDS OF CHILDHOODThe Medical and Psychological Care of Children: Historical and Current Perspectives”Supported by:The Centre for Medical History, University of ExeterThe Wellcome TrustOctober 3, 20149.00-17.00, at the Buckerell Lodge Hotel, ExeterKeynote Address: Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University): ‘Child Guidance in Scotland and England’ FULL CONFERENCE FEE:CCHN Members £45 Non-Members £65 Conference fee Read the full article…

Mental Health, Care and Creativity (Conference, University of Glasgow, 10 October 2014)

Encountering R.D. Laing: Mental Health, Care and Creativity School of Geographical & Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow Organisers: Cheryl McGeachan, Allan Beveridge, Iain Smith, Sarah Hepworth and Karen Laing As Glasgow marks a significant milestone in its history of mental health care in 2014, being 200-years of organised psychiatric care in the West of Scotland, Read the full article…

Ageing Histories, Mythologies and Taboos (CFP – Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Bergen, 30 and 31 January 2015)

There is a growing awareness that the “ageing wave” will challenge society not only economically but also in terms of philosophical, ethical, aesthetic, and religious views and values. Today the urgency of defining strategies to ensure the rights and welfare of the elderly is widely recognized. But it is equally important to acknowledge the symbolic Read the full article…

Human Migration & the Environment: Futures, Politics, Invention (CFP, Conference, Durham, 28 June-1 July 2015)

Human Migration and the Environment: Futures, Politics, Invention 28 June – 1 July 2015 Durham University Sponsored by COST Action IS1101 Climate change and migration: knowledge, law and policy, and theory. Click here for more information.   Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor David Held (Master of University College, Durham University) Professor Wendy Brown (Class of 1936 First Read the full article…

Drawing Parallels: Artistic encounters with pathology (Workshop, London, 2nd July 2014)

Calling curators, conservators, technicians in medical museums, APTs and DR managers or those in related medical fields. Barts Pathology Museum 3rd Floor, Robin Brook Centre W Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE 1:00 – 4:00 pm Please come and join us at a workshop aimed at offering a space for response and discussion about foetal and neonatal specimens from UCL Teaching and Research Collections and Read the full article…