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Upcoming Medical Humanities Conferences – Abstracts Due by Jan 31

A reminder that the calls for papers for three fascinating medical humanities conferences close on January 31 2012: An interdisciplinary conference on Situating and Interpreting States of Mind 1700-2000 will be held at Northumbria University in Newcastle in June Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment, another interdisciplinary conference Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications (Conference, UCLA, October 2012)

5th FPR-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications October 19–20, 2012 UCLA Many lines of research on culture, mind, and brain can no longer be neatly separated. Some questions run together, thanks to our growing understanding of the genome, the biological roots of human sociality, and Read more…

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Interrogating Trauma in the Humanities (CFP, Interdisciplinary International Conference, Lincoln, August 2012)

Interrogating Trauma in the Humanities An International Interdisciplinary Conference, 20-23 August 2012 University of Lincoln, UK Since 9/11 and the so called ‘terror attacks’, questions surrounding the nature of traumatic experience and how that experience may be presented/represented have dominated the Humanities.  This has led to a range of critical Read more…

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Inaugural Symposium of the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (CFP, Conference, Glasgow, April 2012)

Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS) Symposium 2012 The RSE-funded MHRNS aims to enable greater and more sustained collaborative research within Scotland in the medical humanities. The first symposium of the MHRNS will be held in the School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, on Saturday 28 April 2012, addressing Read more…

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What is empathy and what do we need it for? (CFP, Conference, Stockholm, August 2012)

What is empathy and what do we need it for? Södertörn University, Stockholm Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge August 16-18, 2012 Keynote speakers: Lou Agosta, University of Chicago; Thomas Fuchs, University of Heidelberg; Jodi Halpern, University of California Berkeley; Matthew Ratcliffe, Durham University; Jan Slaby, Freie Universität Berlin The Read more…

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Creating A New Old – A global conference on arts, culture and creative ageing (Conference, Ireland, May 2012)

Creating A New Old: A global conference on arts, culture and creative ageing Dublin, Ireland, May 8-10, 2012. The conference has the support of the Grundtvig programme (Visits and Exchanges Action) for financial support in attending the conference.  Please quote the reference IE-2012-259-001 contact your National Grundtvig Agency for an Read more…

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Human and Machine: Posthumanism in Technology, Culture and the Arts (CFP, Conference, Seoul, June 2012)

The Ewha Trans-Humanities Research Team will host an international conference on “Human & Machine: Posthumanism in Technology, Culture and the Arts” from June 1st to 2nd, 2012 and invites suitable contributions for presentation at the conference. Genetic engineering and digital technology are more than just supplement of human intellectual and Read more…

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