The Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) (Public lecture series, University of York, 2015)

The Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) is running a number of public lectures at the University of York in the coming months. Each one will be held in the Berrick Saul Building, University of York, Heslington West Campus, starting at 6.00pm. All are welcome to attend these events and admission is free. Tuesday 22 September – Read the full article…

Reconfiguring Human and Non-Human: Texts, Images and Beyond (CfP, University of Jyväskylä, 29‒30 October 2015)

In recent years, scholars of different fields have turned their gaze to the complex relations between humans and non-humans. Theorists and thinkers of ecocriticism, animal ethics, queer studies, disability studies and numerous other disciplines have challenged the humanist notions that place (certain kinds of) human beings above all the “other” creatures, with whom we share Read the full article…

Nursing Oral Histories ( Seminar, University of Strathclyde, 17th June 2015)

Scottish Oral History Centre/CSHHH Seminar Professor Linda Bryder, University of Auckland Wednesday 17th June, 5.30pm Scottish Oral History Centre, Level 6 Curran Building From 2012-14 Linda Bryder led an oral history project recording the lives and experiences of sixty nurses who trained in New Zealand in the 1950s and 1960s. Working with two History students Read the full article…

Birkbeck Medical Humanities reading group (Keynes Library, 27 May 2015)

The Birkbeck Medical Humanities reading group aims to create a space in which academics, clinicians and students can come together to explore key readings, ideas and materials in the field of medical humanities. Our endeavour is to find ways of talking across the different disciplines of the humanities and medicine, and we welcome participation from Read the full article…

Knowing and not-knowing for your own good: the Limits of Epistemic Paternalism (Seminar, Durham University, 7 May 2015)

Philosophy Weekly Research Seminar at Durham University: Dr Emma Bullock (KCL) Abstract: Roughly speaking, a paternalistic interference is one in which an individual’s choices or actions are interfered with for that individual’s own good. Part of determining whether a particular paternalistic interference is justified involves identifying what counts as a benefit to the individual interfered Read the full article…

HtV Research Seminar: ‘Voices Becoming Characters: Insights from the Experimental Novel’ (Durham, 7 May 2015)

The next seminar in the 2015  Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series, featuring a presentation by Professor Patricia Waugh (Department of English Studies, Durham University) on ‘Voices Becoming Characters: Insights from the Experimental Novel’,  will take place in the Joachim Room in the College of St Hild & St Bede, Durham University (number 30 on this map) on Read the full article…

Patient experiences as a resource for choice & decision-making in health (Talk, University of Oxford, 22 June 2015)

‘Patient experiences as a resource for choice & decision-making in health’ is an event being organised by The Health Experiences Research Group at the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care and healthtalk.org at the Geological Society, London from 17:30 until 19:30 on June 22nd 2015. Speakers: Sue Ziebland, NIHR Senior Investigator and Director of Read the full article…

Visual Culture in Medical Humanities (Workshop, Durham University, 18th June)

This one-day workshop is designed to explore the intricate connections between two dynamic fields and the ways in which fruitful collaborations could be set up between them. It will also invite participants to consider the question ‘where next?’ What research projects might we be able to nurture by paying attention to visual culture in medical Read the full article…

The Many Births of the Test-Tube Baby (Public Lecture, University of York, 6 May 2015)

The Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) at the University of York is running a number public lectures in York in the coming months. Each one will be held in the Berrick Saul Building, University of York, Heslington West Campus, starting at 6.00pm. All are welcome to attend these events, admission is free and no Read the full article…