Call for Review: ‘Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries’ by Clare Herrick and David Reubi

We are looking for a social scientist to review Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries (Herrick and Reubi, 2017). Further information about the themes under study can be found at Routledge.  To date, geography has not yet carved out a disciplinary niche within the diffuse domain that constitutes global health. However, the compulsion to do and understand global health emerges Read the full article…

“Rest and its discontents” (Hubbub Exhibition and Events Series, Mile End Art Pavilion, London, 30 Sept-30 Oct 2016)

Hubbub, one of our Centre’s large, interdisciplinary projects (directed by Felicity Callard, and by Associate Directors Charles Fernyhough, Claudia Hammond and James Wilkes) is holding its end-of-residency exhibition — with accompanying events series — in London this autumn. All very welcome! Links to sign up to the events are included below. REST AND ITS DISCONTENTS: EXHIBITION Rest Read the full article…

Emerging and New Researchers in the Geographies of Health and Impairment (ENRGHI) (CfP, University of Glasgow, 16th-17th June 2016)

Papers are invited for the 18th ENRGHI Conference, a two-day event organised by and for post-graduates and early career researchers, with generous support from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Geography of Health and Wellbeing Research Group (GHWRG). This longstanding conference offers a supportive environment to showcase research; providing valuable opportunities for networking, research feedback Read the full article…

Maternal Geographies: A special issue of Emotion, Space and Society (CfP, July 2015)

Maternal Geographies: A special issue of Emotion, Space and Society This is a call for abstract submissions for a proposed Special Issue of Emotion, Space and Society. The Special Issue proposal will be subject to review by the journal editors (other than Catherine Robinson, who will act as Guest Editor). Should the proposal be accepted, Read the full article…

Creative Writing from the Archive: R.D. Laing and Mental Health

We can think of Laing as a voice: Kooky, wise, sympathetic, abrasive, perhaps a voice, I think more and more, with a hint of Hume or Adam Smith in its cadences. To many, for sure, a voice of understanding – “Laing knows me far better than you: he speaks to me,” a patient, who’d never 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…

Persisting Selves: the practices and politics of keeping going and carrying on (CfP, Geography Conference, Edinburgh, June 2015)

Persisting Selves: the practices and politics of keeping going and carrying on 5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies Edinburgh 10th-12th June 2015 What does it mean to ‘persist’, to carry on, to go beyond? What are the barriers through which bodies and selves begin to persist – e.g., through tiredness or hardship; when Read the full article…

Funded Opportunity for ECRs to Attend Qualitative Health Research Workshop at the University of São Paulo (Feb 2014

British Council/FAPESP Researcher Links Workshop 9-13 February 2015, University of São Paulo, Brazil This is a unique, funded opportunity for health care researchers from the UK and Brazil to meet and work together. Over four days at the School of Nursing, University of São Paulo, Brazil, a selected group of early career researchers will learn Read the full article…

Rest, Lassitude, Inertia & Lack of Agency: Panels for AAG conference (CFP, Chicago, 21-25 April 2015)

CFP: Rest, Lassitude, Inertia and Lack of Agency American Association of Geographers (AAG) 2015 CFP, Chicago IL 21st – 25th April 2015   Convenors: Dr Felicity Callard (Durham) and Dr Jennifer Laws (Durham)   What is the status in geography and proximate disciplines of bodily and mental states that depart from, counter, or fall away from the resolutely active, Read the full article…

Embodied Being, Environing World Symposium (CfP, Conference, Paris, June 5-6, 2014)

Embodied Being, Environing World: Local Biologies and Local Ecologies in Global Health The Interdisciplinary Chair in Anthropology and Global Health in the College d’Etudes Mondiales and the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme seeks submissions for a one-day symposium to be held in Paris, France on June 5 and 6.  The event is intended to spark Read the full article…