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Medical Humanities in the Middle East (CfP, Qatar, 17-18 November 2018)

The 1st International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East at Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar invites proposals for oral presentations and posters on the topics of narrative medicine, medical sociology, philosophy of medicine, art and medicine, expressive arts therapies, medical ethics and narrative ethics, graphic medicine, literature and Read more…

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Second Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (CfP, Leeds, 20-21 September 2018)

  The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) was founded in 2013 with the purpose of connecting individuals and institutions working in this dynamic area of interdisciplinary research. The network numbers scholars, practitioners, health professionals, artists and health advocates amongst its members and held its first Congress at Durham Read more…

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Anti-biosis? – Social and Cultural Inquiries into Human-Microbe Relations (CfP, Palgrave Communications, Deadline extended til May)

Palgrave Communications – the multidisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article collection. ‘Anti-biosis? – Interdisciplinary Approaches to Microbe-Human Relations’ will be edited by Professor Steve Hinchliffe (University of Exeter, UK), Professor Clare Chandler (London School Read more…

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Food as medicine: biosocialities of eating in health and illness (CfP, ASA panel, Oxford, 18-21 September 2018)

Paper proposals are now invited for the panel ‘Food as medicine: biosocialities of eating in health and illness’, which will take place at the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth (ASA) conference, at the University of Oxford, 18-21 September 2018 (ASA18). Entanglements of health, illness, and eating Read more…

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The Affective Aesthetics of the Body in Pain (CfP, Special Issue: The Polish Journal of Aesthetics)

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics invites contributions for a Special Issue “The Affective Aesthetics of The Body in Pain”, 51 (4/2018). The editors of this issue are Luz Mar González-Arias (University of Oviedo, Spain) and Monika Glosowitz (University of Silesia, Poland). In this special issue of The Polish Journal of Aesthetics we Read more…

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Twenty-five years of Madness and Modernism (Call for Papers, Symposium, Durham University, 11 May 2018)

Twenty-five years of Madness and Modernism Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature and Thought is the magnum opus of the distinguished clinical psychologist and phenomenologist of psychopathology Louis A. Sass. Twenty-five years after its initial publication by Basic Books and then Harvard University Press, a Read more…

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EASA Conference 2018: Staying, Moving, Settling (CfP, Stockholm, 14-17 August 2018)

 EASA 2018, the biannual conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists, will take place on 14-17 August 2018 in Stockholm. Life of Breath team members Jane Macnaughton and Andrew Russell will be joined by Anna Harris (Maastricht University) to convene a panel. The panel, entitled ‘Movement, stasis and interoception: unsettling the body’ Read more…

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Emerging and New Researchers in the Geographies of Health and Impairment (ENRGHI) Conference 2018 (CfP, Bristol, 18-19 June 2018)

Papers are invited for 19th ENRGHI Conference, a two-day event organised by and for post-graduates and early career researchers, with generous support from the RGS (with IBG) Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Research Group (GHWRG). This longstanding conference offers a supportive environment to showcase research; providing valuable opportunities for networking, research Read more…

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