Medical Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Environment Conference (CfP, Harvard University, 29-30 September 2017)

In the present age of the Anthropocene, the extraordinary transformations of Earth’s climate are changing the biophysical conditions involved in global food production, emerging epidemics and natural disasters. There is growing concern that global environmental change will have significant adverse impacts on global patterns of disease and mortality over the next century. Responses to recent Read the full article…

The Evidence of Plasticity: A Workshop with Catherine Malabou (Durham University, January 26-27, 2016)

January 26th: The Evidence of Plasticity: A Workshop with Catherine Malabou Sponsored by Digital Studies, CHI and the IAS. Download Poster 14.00-16.30 – papers, plus responses from Catherine Malabou: Ian James (Cambridge), ‘The Place of the Void’ Sofia Ropek-Hewson (Cambridge), ‘Brains, Pills and Dildos: Activating Neuroplasticity through Pharmacology and Prosthetics’ Maria El-Turk (Durham) ‘Plastic Reading of Read the full article…

Bernard Stiegler Lecture: What is the Anthropocene? (Durham University, 19 Jan 2015)

What is the Anthropocene? Or, neganthropology as a new critique of philosophical and scientific anthropology Bernard Stiegler Monday, 19 January, 18.00 for 18.15-20.00 Room ER 140, Elvet Riverside 1 Over the course of the 19th century, anthropology became scientific. Following the appearance of enquiries concerning the human, from Hume as well as Rousseau, and the Read the full article…