Going Global: Medical Humanities in Leeds

Following the New Generations workshop in Leeds in April 2015, New Generations Programme Members Victoria Bates and Fiona Johnstone write: What do the diaries of British POWs in South East Asia, crusader texts, and early modern cookbooks have in common? These are all subjects currently being researched by doctoral students in Leeds’ Centre for Medical Read the full article…

The Social Life of an Archive – Dori Beeler on methodological encounters

Dori Beeler, CMH Affiliate, writes: As a medical anthropologist, my research focus has been on the subjective experiences, identity and construction of meaning for individuals and groups with respect to health and well-being. The product of that research has been ethnographic writing that is based upon what was heard in the field, rather than for instance, what Read the full article…