Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind (CfP, University of Bristol, 15-16 July 2016)

The AHRC-funded network, ‘Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind’, seeks to investigate the historical and discursive links between literary modernism, medical discoveries, and clinical practice, in dialogue with the insights of visual artists and art historians, dancers and dance scholars, and contemporary scientists and clinicians. Underpinning the project is the significance of phenomenology and the Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Machine Medical Ethics’ by Simon van Rysewyk and Matthijs Pontier

We are delighted to offer Simon van Rysewyk and Matthijs Pontier‘s progressive new book ‘Machine Medical Ethics’ for review (Springer, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from all angles of the medical humanities, and may be of particular interest to those working at the intersection of medical ethics and clinical innovation. The essays in this book, Read the full article…

The Subject of Addiction: Culture & Clinic (Conference, Nottingham, 8-9 September 2014)

The Subject of Addiction: Culture and Clinic The Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham This conference is taking place at the University of Nottingham on the 8th and 9th of September 2014. This interdisciplinary event brings together critical and cultural theorists with clinical practitioners in order to interrogate contemporary addiction discourse, whether in governmental policy, psychiatric Read the full article…

Flourishing in Difficult Times (Think About Health Conference, Birmingham, 19-20 June 2014)

Flourishing in Difficult Times 19 – 20 June 2014 Think about health Summer Conference Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham What does it mean for a health service to flourish? How might a sense of flourishing underpin other goals, such as building a just and compassionate service? How can both patients and practitioners be helped to Read the full article…

“Doctors think. Doctors feel. Doctors do: Well-being & performance in clinical practic”e (CFP, Conference, Alexandroupolis, Greece, 28 May–1 June 2014)

It is our pleasure to invite you to the first international meeting on “Doctors think. Doctors feel. Doctors do: Well-being and performance in clinical practice“. The meeting will explore how health professional burnout and wellbeing are related to different aspects of medical performance in terms of clinical decision making, communication in clinical practice, and medical error.  The Read the full article…

Philosophy of Medicine in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice (CFP)

5th Philosophy of Medicine Thematic: Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice MS Deadline: March 14, 2014 The role of philosophy in discussions of clinical practice was once regarded by many as restricted to a very limited version of ‘medical ethics’. But in recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in the philosophy of Read the full article…

Medical Humanities in Europe (Special Issue, Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology on Medical Humanities, 2012))

Medical Humanities in Europe In March last year (2012), Professor Roberto Malacrida secured funding to invite scholars from a number of European countries and aligned with the medical humanities to meet to collaborate on a writing project. Roberto has been a long-time advocate of the medical humanities and particularly within clinical practice, and is a Read the full article…