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Last will and predicament?

By Bob Simpson Bob Simpson, CMH Affiliate, is a professor of anthropology at Durham University, UK. His research interests centre on the anthropology of biomedicine, bioethics and biotechnology. He was a member of the UK’s Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party on Donation and Human Bodies between 2009-11 and has Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Conference Review

So what do you believe? Reflections on ‘An Exchange of Minds’, Durham University, 28-19 September 2015

Dr Victoria Patton, Hearing the Voice Project Coordinator, writes: Last month Hearing the Voice welcomed delegates from the Academy of Finland’s Human Mind programme to a two-day workshop entitled ‘An Exchange of Minds: So what do you believe?’, which took place at the Palatine Centre at Durham University on 28-29 Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
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Fiction as Therapy: Towards a Neo-Phenomenological Theory of the Novel

Re-blogged from Research English at Durham:In the first lecture of a new British Academy series on The Novel in English, Professor Patricia Waugh reflects upon the recent rise of institutions such as the Reader Organisation, which encourages shared reading in therapeutic contexts such as hospitals and prisons. Taking this observation as a starting point, Waugh Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities