Seminars and Lectures

Pybus Seminar – Pandemics of hatred, pandemics of disease, from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Prof. Samuel Kline Cohn (University of Glasgow) Pandemics of hatred, pandemics of disease, from the Plague of Athens to AIDS Wednesday 8th December 2010 5.30pm (Refreshments served from 5pm), Bedson Teaching Centre, Room 1.46, Newcastle University The lecture will outline several aspects of a new Wellcome project. By surveying pandemics Read more…

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Seminar on Feminist and Disability Theories

Theoretical Topographies of Physical Disability: Feminist and Disability Theories Dr Minae Inahara, University of Hull Wednesday 8th December 2010, 2-4pm Room 010, Geography Department This seminar has unfortunately been postponed. Organisers are working on rescheduling this seminar in the new year, using videoconferencing installations. Further details will be posted here Read more…

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Arts in Health

Mike and Mary Down Under 2

The story continues… After a lost weekend of local tourism and farewells to our conference chums, we headed south to Tasmania on Monday November 22nd. We arrived in Hobart accompanied by the strange sounds of unidentifiable birds. Our host, Jacquie Maginnis, of the charmingly named Department of Health and Human Read more…

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Arts in Health

Mike and Mary Down Under

The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, Melbourne 2010 2nd Annual International Arts and Health Conference 16 – 19 November 2010 Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, presented best practice and innovative arts and health practice and programs, examples of effective Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

The Medicinal Power of Reading

The Warburg Institute Literature, Ideas and Society Seminar Series presents The Medicinal Power of Reading 9 February 2011, 5.15 at the Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London with Vivian Nutton (University College London, The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine) and Angus Gowland (University College London, History Department) The Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities