BodyWorks: A Conference on Corporeal Representation (CfP, Northumbria University, 03 May 2018)

BodyWorks is a one-day student led conference taking place on 3rd May 2018 at Northumbria University. BodyWorks takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to representations of bodies, embodiment and sensory experience across literature and culture. In doing so, we welcome responses from a range of disciplines, including cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, arts, history, education, Read the full article…

Socioeconomic Factors and Mental Health: Past and Present (CfP, Palgrave Communications)

  Palgrave Communications – the multidisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article collection. ‘Socioeconomic Factors and Mental Health: Past and Present’ will be edited by Professor Matthew Smith and Dr Lucas Richert (University of Strathclyde, UK). This article collection will Read the full article…

Centre for Medical Humanities Postgraduate/ECR Networking Event (Durham University, 14 December 2017)

The next meeting of the CMH Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Network will take place on Thursday 14th December, at 5.30pm in the Collier Room of Hild Bede College, Durham. Wine, soft drinks, and nibbles will be provided. We welcome students and researchers working in Durham and other institutions in the North East to a Read the full article…

Medical Humanities and the Medical Undergraduate Curriculum (Workshop, Sheffield, 24 January 2018)

Registration is now open for the workshop on Medical Humanities and the Medical Undergraduate Curriculum. Please contact the organiser Ian Sabroe with your full details if you would like to attend. Please also indicate if you would like to bring a student to participate. The aim is for the day to be free to attend, but travel Read the full article…

Prescriptions: Artists’ Books on Wellbeing and Medicine – new publication

The exhibition catalogue Prescriptions: Artists’ Books on Wellbeing and Medicine has been published as part of the Wellcome Trust-funded project Artists’ Books and the Medical Humanities. The project is led by the University of Kent and explores the role book arts can play in raising awareness of the richness and value of lived accounts of Read the full article…

Putting Theory into Practice: Exploring the role of Practice-based Medical Humanities (Conference, London, 29-30 November 2017)

Registration is now open for Putting Theory into Practice: Exploring the role of Practice-based Medical Humanities (29-30 November), hosted by Birkbeck’s Centre for Medical Humanities. For times, venues and registration details, please see the conference website. The shape and future of medical education and practice has been under increasing scrutiny and continuing government and legislative Read the full article…

Somaesthetics: Between the Human Body and Beyond (CfP, Szeged, Hungary, 14-16 May 2018)

The Hungarian Philosophical Association, the University of Szeged and the Pro Philosophia Szegediensi Foundation is organizing an international conference on “Somaesthetics: Between the Human Body and Beyond”. This follows on from the successes of the conferences in 2014 (‘Aesthetic Experience and Somaesthetics’) and 2017 (‘The Soma As the Core of Aesthetics, Ethics and Politics’) which both drew over twenty participants Read the full article…

Cognitive Futures in the Arts and Humanities (CfP, University of Kent, 1-4 July 2018)

Building on the conferences associated with the network Cognitive Futures in the Humanities in Bangor (2013), Durham (2014), Oxford (2015), Helsinki (2016) and Stony Brook (2017), the 2018 conference aims once again to bring together a wide array of papers from the cognitive sciences, philosophy, literary studies, linguistics, cultural studies, critical theory, film, performance, theatre and Read the full article…

BodyWorks: A Conference on Corporeal Representation (CfP, Northumbria University, 03 May 2018)

BodyWorks takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to representations of bodies, embodiment and sensory experience across literature and culture. In doing so, we welcome responses from a range of disciplines, including cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, arts, history, education, media, social sciences and medical humanities. Through this breadth of intellectual inquiry, the event aims to Read the full article…

Arts of Breath – series of lecture-performances organised by Life of Breath project (Durham, Nov 2017 – March 2018)

The Life of Breath Project is pleased to announce ‘Arts of Breath’, a series of lecture-performances exploring the role of breath in poetry, fiction, singing, dance and visual art. All events will take place in Durham. For more information see individual event pages below, or contact Sarah McLusky. Wed 15 Nov 2017: Breath, Pulse and Measure in Read the full article…