Book Review

‘Children as Caregivers: The Global Fight against Tuberculosis and HIV in Zambia’ reviewed by Dr Koreen Reece.

‘Children as Caregivers: The Global Fight against Tuberculosis and HIV in Zambia’ by Jean Hunleth (Rutgers University Press, 2017). In Children as Caregivers: The Global Fight against TB and HIV in Zambia, Jean Hunleth provides a detailed account of the often invisible care-work that children undertake, the interdependencies their care Read more…

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Jobs

Research Fellow: care pathways for children with neurodisability and feeding difficulties (CfA, City University London, 21 September 2015)

Evidence reviews have recommended structured support in care pathways for children with neurodisability and feeding difficulties (where a gastrostomy feeding tube is indicated) and their families. This two-year post offers an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on an NIHR HS&DR funded project identifying best practice models Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Healing the Wounds of Childhood: The Medical & Psychological Care of Children (Conference, Exeter, 3 October 2014)

“HEALING THE WOUNDS OF CHILDHOODThe Medical and Psychological Care of Children: Historical and Current Perspectives”Supported by:The Centre for Medical History, University of ExeterThe Wellcome TrustOctober 3, 20149.00-17.00, at the Buckerell Lodge Hotel, ExeterKeynote Address: Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University): ‘Child Guidance in Scotland and England’ FULL CONFERENCE FEE:CCHN Members Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Conferences and Symposiums

Healing the Wounds of Childhood: The Medical & Psychological Care of Children (Conference, Exeter, 3 October 2014)

“HEALING THE WOUNDS OF CHILDHOODThe Medical and Psychological Care of Children: Historical and Current Perspectives”Supported by:The Centre for Medical History, University of ExeterThe Wellcome TrustOctober 3, 20149.00-17.00, at the Buckerell Lodge Hotel, ExeterKeynote Address: Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University): ‘Child Guidance in Scotland and England’ FULL CONFERENCE FEE:CCHN Members Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Book Review

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 Read more…

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Arts in Health

“Roots & Wings” – Dug Up and Flown

Mike White, Senior Research Fellow in Arts and Health in the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University, writes: Last week I visited, probably for the last time, Chickenley Primary School in Dewsbury which has been the base for Roots & Wings, CMH associate Mary Robson’s extraordinary arts and emotional Read more…

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Publications

The Rise of Developmental Science: Debates on Health & Humanity (CFP, Social Science & Medicine Special Issue)

Special Issue: Social Science & Medicine Guest Editors Dominique P Béhague, Vanderbilt University & King’s College London Samuel Lézé, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon Social Science & Medicine is soliciting papers for a Special Interdisciplinary Issue on the unique challenges arising in the creation of child/adolescent developmental expertise throughout the 20th Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities