Medical Humanities Research Seminar Series
University of Bristol

31 October 2013: Professor Ronald Schleifer (University of Oklahoma):  ‘The Fact and Experience of Pain: The Intersection of Science and Culture’  (G16, Cotham House)

26 November 2013: Dr Antonio Casado da Rocha (University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian): ‘Four Concepts of Patient Autonomy in Contemporary Spanish Cinema’ (Verdon-Smith Room, Institute for Advanced Studies)

10 December 2013: Dr Angela Woods (University of Durham):  ‘Taxonomies of Voice-Hearing: A Critical Medical Humanities Approach to the Study of Hallucination’ (Verdon-Smith Room, Institute for Advanced Studies)

11 February 2014: Professor Clare Hanson (University of Southampton):  ‘Epigenetics, Plasticity and Identity in Jackie Kay’s Red Dust Road’ (Verdon-Smith Room, Institute for Advanced Studies)

18 March 2014: Dr Neil Vickers (King’s Centre for Medical Humanities, University of London):  ‘The Psychic Aura of Physical Illness’ (Verdon-Smith Room, Institute for Advanced Studies)

20 May 2014: Professor Sander Gilman (Emory):  ‘Imagining Death: Representations as Lived Reality’ (Arts Complex Link Room 1-2)

The seminars will begin at 5pm, with the exception of the 18 March seminar, which will commence at 5:30. All are welcome! For further information about the seminars, please contact the convenors, Ulrika Maude and Havi Carel.


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The Fact and Experience of Pain: The Intersection of Science and Culture – Ronald Schleifer (Bristol Medical Humanities Seminar, 31 October 2013) | Centre for Medical Humanities Blog · October 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm

[…] first Bristol Medical Humanities Research Seminar will be held on 31 October at 5pm, in the Verdon-Smith room of the Institute for Advanced Studies […]

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