BodyCapital Inaugural Conference 2017 (CfA, Strasbourg, 23-25 February 2017)

The ERC BodyCapital research group is pleased to launch a call for applications for Student and Junior Scholar travel grants to the upcoming conference: “The healthy self as body capital. Individuals, market-based societies and body politics in visual twentieth century Europe”. The health perceptions and practices of individuals changed tremendously during a twentieth century in Europe characterized Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Trans: A Memoir’ by Juliet Jacques

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Trans: A Memoir‘ by Juliet Jacques (Verso Books, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. “Six weeks before sex reassignment surgery (SRS), I am obliged to stop taking my hormones. I suddenly feel very differently about my forthcoming operation.” In July 2012, aged thirty, Juliet Jacques underwent sex Read the full article…