Call for Review: ‘Theatre for Children in Hospital: The Gift of Compassion’ by Persephone Sextou.

We are delighted to offer Theatre for Children in Hospital: The Gift of Compassion (Sextou, 2016) for review. Whilst expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, this book would be of particular interest to a reviewer with experience and expertise in applied theatre and performance, drama therapy, or child health. Further information about the themes under study Read the full article…

Job Opportunity – Three Research Fellows, Institute for Health and Human Development – Deadline 9 July 2014

The University of East London (UEL) and Newham University Hospital NHS Trust (NUHT) have jointly funded a new post of Professor of Community and Family Health in order to strengthen research into how local issues impact on the health and healthcare of families and communities within Newham. This post has been filled by Angela Harden Read the full article…

Childhood and Child Labour in Industrial England: Diversity and Agency, 1750-1914 – reviewed by Sophie Newman

‘Childhood and Child Labour in Industrial England: Diversity and Agency, 1750-1914’ by Nigel Goose and Katrina Honeyman (Ashgate, 2013). This edited volume was developed by Nigel Goose and Katrina Honeyman as a means of questioning the more antiquated views of the industrial child labourers as helpless victims, and ‘to see children as participants – even Read the full article…