Conferences and Symposiums

‘Discourses of Care: Care in Media, Medicine and Society’ (CfP, University of Glasgow, 5-7 September 2016)

This Wellcome-funded interdisciplinary conference aims to support and foster collaborative work in relation to media and questions of care and well-being, focusing on care and care giving as critical concepts. Bringing together scholars from film and television studies, medical humanities, disability studies, and philosophy, we will debate how understandings of Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Ageing, Embodiment and the Self: A One-Day AHRC Symposium (University of Warwick, March 18th 2016)

Added program details: ‘The day will include a performance work-in-progress by Jonathan Heron.’  Visit the Symposium website for details. This event, run under the aegis of the AHRC Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind project, will explore experiences of ageing and dementia from a number of perspectives–medical, literary, philosophical, literary, and Read more…

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“Pasts, Presents and Futures of Medical Regeneration” Workshops (CfP, University of Leeds, January, April and June 2016)

What does it mean to ‘regenerate’, and what are the scientific, social, cultural and ethical implications of regeneration in its various forms? From biomedical engineering to stem cell therapy, the growth of regenerative medicine in the modern context has the potential to address challenges raised by stretched supplies of organ Read more…

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‘Edith Nesbit’s Dreadful Researches’ (Research Group, Newcastle – Lit and Phil Library, 28 October, 2015)

Pseudo/Sciences of the Long Nineteenth Century The next meeting of the group will take place at the Lit and Phil Library, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 28 October between 6.00 pm and 7.30 pm. Dr. Emily Alder, Edinburgh Napier University, will introduce a session entitled ‘Edith Nesbit’s Dreadful Read more…

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