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…

Emerging and New Researchers in the Geographies of Health and Impairment (CfP, Portsmouth, June 2014)

The two day informal conference for Emerging and New Researchers in the Geographies of Health and Impairment (ENRGHI) is organised for and by postgraduates and early career researchers and supported by the RGS (with IBG) Geography of Health Research Group provides an excellent opportunity for researchers to showcase work in a welcoming and supportive environment from Read the full article…

NWDTC ESRC PhD Human Geography CASE Studentship: Proximities of Care: Exploring the spatial relations of voluntary and technological support for those living with dementia

The University of Liverpool and North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC) invite invitations from suitably qualified students for the following fully funded ESRC CASE PhD studentship. This studentship is a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster and PSS. The overall aim of this studentship is to explore the spatial interrelations of care in Read the full article…

Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research (CfP session at the RGS 2014 Conference, London 26-29 August 2014)

Royal Geographic Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference Geographies of co-production London, Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 August 2014 Call for Papers for a session entitled: Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research Session Sponsor: Geography of Health Research Group This session will bring together researchers who are exploring the links between Read the full article…

Geographies of Health and Well-being (GoHWell) Research Speed Dating (23 October 2013, Durham University)

Durham’s Geographies of Health and Well-being (GoHWell) Reading Group is an interdisciplinary research group of staff and students based in the Centre for Medical Humanities, the Wolfson Research Institute, the Institute for Hazard Risk and Resilience (IHRR), and the Department of Geography. More information about the group is available here. We would like to invite Read the full article…

“Absent Presences & Present Absences” (Reflections on the International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies)

Absent Presences and Present Absences Dr Cheryl Mcgeachan (Geography, Glasgow University) writes: Returning this week from the fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies at the University of Groningen, I am truly inspired by the range of wonderful people and papers encountered. Discussions on emotion and affect have swirled around the pages of various Read the full article…

Celebrating Our Future: New directions in Medical Humanities Research and Annual Summer Party (Thursday June 20, St Chad’s College)

Staff at the Centre for Medical Humanities are delighted to invite you to our Annual Affiliates Summer Party Thursday 20 June 3.30 – 5pm St Chad’s SCR St Chad’s College Durham This year we celebrate the new directions in Medical Humanities research through the work of three of our post-doctoral fellows. Each of the fellows Read the full article…