Call for Papers

Conference call for participation and programme: The Ethics of In-Vitro Flesh and Enhanced Animals (Rothbury, 18-19 September)

The Ethics of In-Vitro Flesh and Enhanced Animals 9am Thursday 18 September – 5pm Friday 19 September 2014 Rothbury Golf Club, Northumberland, England What are the ethical issues associated with the creation of ‘cultured flesh’ and flesh from animals with ‘enhanced’ properties, including reduced capacities for sentience and increased nutritional Read more…

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Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘Our Bodies Belong to God: Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt’ by Sherine Hamdy

We are thrilled to request a reviewer for Sherine Hamdy‘s ethnography ‘Our Bodies Belong to God: Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt’ (University of California Press, 2014). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, but this book might be particularly well suited Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Embodiment, Ethics, Re-Production and the lifecourse (Symposium, Edinburgh, 5 June 2014)

EMBODIMENT, ETHICS, RE/PRODUCTION & THE LIFECOURSE Thursday 5th June 2014, 10-4pm University of Edinburgh This one day event provides a forum for discussion, debate  and deliberation around a series of presentations relating to re/production, ethics and embodiment. The symposium will seek to interrogate the extent to which ethical engagement can enhance  Read more…

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Call for Papers

Mirabilia Medicinæ 2 (CfP, Mirabilia Journal Medical Humanities Special Edition)

We cordially invite you to submit your manuscript to Mirabilia Medicinæ 2 (2014/1), the second issue on Medical Humanities, by May 31, 2014. Mirabilia Medicinæ is a special supplement of Mirabilia Journal (ISSN 1676-5818). Mirabilia Medicinæ Journal is an online publication which provides articles, documents and academic reviews produced by scholars of the Medical Read more…

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