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Waste: A Philosophy of Things

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to announce the publication of Leverhulme Research Fellow Dr Will Winey’s Waste: A Philosophy of Things (Bloomsbury 2014). Readers of the CMH blog are invited to read the Introduction here and to use the discount code – GLR D3D – to get 35% off the Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Call for Papers

Medievalism and the Medical Humanities (CfP, Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies)

Contributions are invited for a special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies entitled ‘Medievalism and the Medical Humanities’. The issue will be published in the summer of 2017 and will be edited by Dr Jamie McKinstry and Professor Corinne Saunders. The editors invite essays that explore, through Read more…

By medh, ago
Call for Papers

Neural Initiatives: Neuropolitics, technoscience, and the dynamic brain (CFP, Postgraduate Conference, Urbana-Champaign, 21-23 February 2014)

Neural Initiatives: Neuropolitics, technoscience, and the dynamic brain The INTERSECT Network for Neuro-Cultures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to invite presentation proposals for its Spring 2014 Graduate Student Conference, to take place on February 21st-23rd, 2014. The conference theme is “Neural Initiatives: Neuropolitics, Technoscience, and the Dynamic Brain,” and Read more…

By medh, ago
Call for Papers

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian (CfP, Conference, York, 26-27 September 2013)

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian An International Two-Day Conference The ordinary and the everyday are intuitively self-evident, yet notoriously elusive. Efforts to define “ordinary language” or “everyday practice” have preoccupied thinkers across many disciplines: philosophers, historians, sociologists, political theorists, geographers and critics of literature and the visual arts. And these subjects demand more attention Read more…

By medh, ago
Call for Papers

Cultures of Repair (CFP, Edited Collection)

Call for Contributions: Cultures of Repair (edited collection) Edited by Mark Rainey and Theo Reeves-Evison, Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London Suggested themes: Aesthetics of Repair, Technologies of Repair, Post-Colonial Reparations, Reparative Justice What does it mean to repair something? Is it to restore function, to compensate for a fault, deterioration, Read more…

By medh, ago
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