Announcements

Felicity Callard takes up new role as Director of Birkbeck Institute for Social Research

Professor Jane Macnaughton writes: Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities is proud to announce that Professor Felicity Callard has today taken up her new post as Director of Birkbeck’s Institute for Social Research. Felicity joined the Durham Geography Department in 2012 in a post created through a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award Read more…

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Call for Papers

This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine Volume II (call for submissions of writing or drawings)

Fifteen years ago, Dr Eliza Lo Chin compiled and published over 150 stories, poems, essays, and quotations from women physicians in This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine. This first-of-its-kind anthology was, much like an American quilt, a unique and richly textured patchwork of each woman’s extraordinary life Read more…

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Announcements

The Arts Health Early Career Research Network (Announcement)

The Arts Health ECRN brings together early career researchers working on projects that lie at the intersection of the arts, humanities, health and medicine. It has three aims: To link together early career researchers through social events, networking opportunities and workshops To provide podcasts and newsletters to help early career researchers learn more about the Read more…

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Announcements

Keynote Speakers Confirmed: Inaugural Congress of Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (Conference, Durham, 14-15 September 2017)

NNMHR is delighted to announce two keynote speakers for its Inaugural Congress on 14-15 September in Durham. Ericka Johnson and Kristin Zeiler (Linköping University, Sweden) will jointly present “Embodiment, Materiality and Normativity in Medical Humanities”, bringing in insights from their respective areas of expertise: feminist phenomenology and feminist technoscience studies. The Northern Network for Read more…

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Call for Papers

MEDICINE AND/IN THEATRE (CfP, International Association of Theatre Critics webjournal)

The webjournal of the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC), Critical Stages, invites contributions for issue No 17, Medicine and/in Theatre, due for publication in June 2018. Over the past decade there has been increased critical attention paid to the intersection of theatre and medicine; although the relationship between the Read more…

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Call for Papers

Socioeconomic factors and mental health: past and present (Special Issue CfP, Palgrave Communications)

Palgrave Communications is an open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan dedicated to publishing high quality original research across all areas of the humanities and social sciences. Article proposals and full submissions are now being sought for this special issue. This article collection, edited by Professor Matthew Smith and Dr Lucas Richert (University of Read more…

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