Conferences and Symposiums

Advance Notice of the 8th annual Association for Medical Humanities Conference

The Drama of Medicine:All the Ward’s a Stage 11 -13 July 2011 University of Leicester A conference to explore the dramas/stories, the players/people, and the stage/setting, of healthcare past and present. With keynote speakers, delegate’s papers, and workshops. Special appearances by: Dannie Abse–reading and discussing some of his poetry, Jed Read more…

By medh, ago
Seminars and Lectures

Seminar: ‘Experiencing and Celebrating Fatness’. Part of the ESRC Seminar Series ‘Fat Studies and Health At Every Size: Bigness Beyond Obesity’

18th-19th November 2010 The Hopkins Room, Stratford Library, 3 The Grove, Stratford, London E15 1EL Organised by: Charlotte Cooper, Bethan Evans and Shirlene Badger Registration is now closed but further details of the seminar series (and presentations from previous seminars can be found at: Confirmed speakers and titles include: Read more…

By medh, ago
Conference Review

Concepts of Health and Illness

Over the summer I attended Concepts of Health and Illness, a multidisciplinary conference organised by philosophers Havi Carel and Rachel Cooper as the final event in their AHRC-funded network The Concepts of Health, Illness and Disease. Like most events organised as part of the network, it was a fascinating and Read more…

By medh, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities