Reproducing the Environment (CfP, American Anthropological Association Annual Conference Denver CO, Nov 18-22, 2015)

Organizers: Dr. Katie Dow and Dr. Janelle Lamoreaux Research Group in Reproductive Sociology, University of Cambridge In what ways is the environment a context for thinking about reproduction, and reproduction a context for thinking about the environment? Through what overlapping idioms, analogies, and examples are reproduction and the environment connected? This panel aims to encourage Read the full article…

Biomedical Sciences and the Maternal Body (Symposium, Southampton, 21 Feb 2015)

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND THE MATERNAL BODY One day free symposium organised by the Postgraduate Contemporary Women’s Writing Network (PGCWWN) University of Southampton, 21st February 2015. This one day FREE symposium seeks to examine the relationship between biomedical science and the maternal body as represented in the works of contemporary women writers. The pregnant body has always Read the full article…

ePatients: The Medical, Ethical and Legal Repercussions of Blogging and Micro-Blogging Experiences of Illness and Disease (CfP, Conference, Belfast, 11-12 September 2015)

ePatients: The Medical, Ethical and Legal Repercussions of Blogging and Micro-Blogging Experiences of Illness and Disease Queen’s University Belfast, 11-12 September 2015 Call for Papers: Referring to the growth of online patient-initiated resources, including medical blogs, the BMJ noted in a 2004 editorial that we were witnessing ‘the most important technocultural medical revolution of the Read the full article…

Investigating Interdisciplinary Practice: Methodological Challenges (Workshop, Helsinki, 15-17 June 2015)

Investigating Interdisciplinary Practice: Methodological Challenges Workshop: 15-17 June 2015 | Helsinki (Finland) Academy of Finland Center of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (TINT) University of Helsinki Call for Papers Interdisciplinarity is one of the most prominent ideas driving science policy today. It is applied widely as a conception of what particularly creative Read the full article…

Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages (CfP, Conference, 11-12 Sept 2015, Oxford)

Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages 11-12 September 2015 St Anne’s College, Oxford University Words, whether in poetry or prose, have a power beyond their meaning. They are capable not simply of expression but also of action; they can hurt or they can heal. Throughout the Middle Ages the potency Read the full article…

Review of Visualising Illness at Birkbeck, November 14th -15th 2014, by Jac Saorsa

What is distinctive about the visual image as a means of communicating the experience of illness? As an artist working within the field of Medical Humanities this is a question that is very close to my creative heart so naturally I was very pleased to be invited to present at the Visualising Illness event, which Read the full article…

Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother (CfP, Panel, Emotional Geographies Conference, Edinburgh, June 2015)

5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies Edinburgh, 10th – 12th June 2015 Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother Convenors: Rachel Colls (Durham University, UK) and Abi McNiven (University of Oxford, UK) The following session is interested in exploring the emotional and affective geographies of being/becoming a mother. Within feminist Read the full article…

Time-Tricking: Human temporal engagements, devices and strategies (CfP, ASA Conference, University of Exeter 13-16 April 2015)

Paper proposals for a panel on time-tricking are invited as part of the ASA (Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and the Commonwealth) 2015 conference, which will take place at the University of Exeter, 13th-16th April 2015. Please find below the panel abstract. The CfP closes at midnight on the 1st December 2014. Paper Read the full article…

Spaces of Evidence (CfP, Early Career Researcher Seminar, Sussex, 31 March 2015)

The Spaces of Evidence Network is delighted to invite you to an international early career researcher seminar at the University of Sussex, on 31st March 2015. This is the first of two ECR events co-sponsored by Spaces of Evidence. The second will take place at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany in autumn 2015. The seminars Read the full article…

Women’s Bodies (Society for Women in Philosophy – Ireland, Conference, 21-22 Nov 2014)

Society for Women in Philosophy – Ireland Annual Conference and General Meeting The theme for this year’s conference is Women’s Bodies November 21 and 22 Newman House, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland The conference, with over 45 speakers, examines philosophical and socio-political issues relevant to the gendered body. Topics covered will include ‘the social Read the full article…