Call for Papers

Deadline Extended – Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, ca. 1660-1832 (CfP, Newcastle, July 2014)

An International Interdisciplinary Conference Newcastle and Northumbria Universities 3rd – 5th July 2014 Keynote speakers include: Professor Helen Deutsch, ‘Diseases of Writing’. University of California, Los Angeles. Author of Resemblance and Disgrace: Alexander Pope and the Deformation of Culture Dr David Shuttleton, ‘The Fashioning of Fashionable Diseases in the Eighteenth Read more…

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French Autopathography: Disability, Disease and Disorders from First-Person Perspectives (CfP, Belfast, November 2014)

Keynote Speaker: Dr Hannah Thompson (Royal Holloway, University of London) Coinciding with the rise in cases of cancer and AIDS from the 1980s onwards, the modern outbreak of patient-authored narratives of ill-health or incapacity has provided fresh perspectives to complement traditional medical literature and third-person illness narratives. Known as autopathographies, Read more…

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Call for Papers

Fragile Futures – A Special Issue (31.2) of The English Academy Review (CfP, Deadline 30th April 2014)

Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham University) The characteristic fragility of human existence has always been marked by a deep ambivalence regarding the future. On the one hand, ceaseless crisis and catastrophe appear to justify a pervasive pessimism, while on the other, it is difficult not to marvel at the seemingly Read more…

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Health Inequalities Research Network (HERON) (CfP, Conference, London, 14-15 May 2014).

The first Health Inequalities Research Network (HERON) Conference will be held on 14-15th May 2014 in London, England at the Coin St Neighbourhood Centre. HERON is an international network founded in 2010. It aims to develop and promote interactions between health practitioners, researchers and community members and representatives to enable Read more…

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Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research (CfP session at the RGS 2014 Conference, London 26-29 August 2014)

Royal Geographic Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference Geographies of co-production London, Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 August 2014 Call for Papers for a session entitled: Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research Session Sponsor: Geography of Health Research Group This session will bring together researchers who Read more…

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