Conferences and Symposiums

The Subject of Addiction: Culture & Clinic (Conference, Nottingham, 8-9 September 2014)

The Subject of Addiction: Culture and Clinic The Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham This conference is taking place at the University of Nottingham on the 8th and 9th of September 2014. This interdisciplinary event brings together critical and cultural theorists with clinical practitioners in order to interrogate contemporary addiction discourse, Read more…

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Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘Addiction Trajectories’ by Eugene Raikhel and William Garriott

Eugene Raikhel and William Garriott’s fascinating new book ‘Addiction Trajectories’ (Duke University Press, 2014) is available for review and expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, especially from those with a background in Anthropology.   ‘Bringing anthropological perspectives to bear on addiction, the contributors to this important collection highlight the Read more…

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Call for Papers

The Subject of Addiction: Culture & Clinic (CFP, Conference, Nottingham, 11–12 September 2014)

Call For Papers International Conference: The Subject of Addiction – Culture and Clinic The University of Nottingham, September 11-12 2014  It is almost a commonplace to note the connections between drug-use and creative practices, from Thomas de Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, through Beat generation writers like William Burroughs, Read more…

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Call for Papers

Drinking Dilemmas: Space, Culture & Identity (CFP, Conference, Cardiff, 12–13 December 2013)

Drinking Dilemmas: Space, Culture & Identity Keynote Speakers:   Prof. Gill Valentine (University of Sheffield)  Dr. Mark Jayne (University of Manchester)  Prof. Robert Hollands (Newcastle University) Call for Papers Despite recent advances, academic studies of alcohol still frequently struggle to reconcile the individual, social and cultural pleasures and Read more…

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Call for Papers

The Psy-ences and Mental Health in East Central Europe & Eurasia (CfP, Conference, Chicago, April 26–27 2013)

  From the New Socialist Person to Global Mental Health: the Psy-ences and Mental Health in East Central Europe and Eurasia University of Chicago, Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies (CEERES) Over the last three decades, the professions and disciplines concerned with the human mind, brain and behavior (“the psy-ences”) Read more…

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