“Experiences of illness and death: learning from the discourses of realities and fictions” (Workshop, Open University Campus Milton Keynes, 28 November 2016)

British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Health & Science Communication SIG Hosted by the Faculty of Well-being, Education and Language Studies of The Open University, Milton Keynes “Any serious illness is a medical event, but it is lived in narrative terms” wrote Andrew Solomon in a recent article for The Guardian. This all-day workshop will Read the full article…

“Experiences of illness and death: learning from the discourses of realities and fictions” (CfP, BAAL Health & Science Communication SIG, 28 November 2016)

Hosted by the Faculty of Well-being, Education and Language Studies The Open University, Milton Keynes “Any serious illness is a medical event, but it is lived in narrative terms” wrote Andrew Solomon in a recent article for The Guardian. This workshop will focus on these ‘lived’ and ‘narrative’ aspects of the experience of illness and Read the full article…

Medicines, Translations & Histories (CFP, Symposium, Manchester 11-12 June 2015)

MEDICINES, TRANSLATIONS and HISTORIES Call for papers for a symposium at the University of Manchester Thursday 11 and Friday 12 June 2015 As a widely-circulated article in the Journal of the American Medical Association argued in 2008, the emerging field of Translational Medicine (TM) can be defined in two very different ways: first, the study Read the full article…

‘Stories and Experience of Practice’ in health and social care (Quadruple Book Launch, Open University, 11 December 2014)

The Faculty of Health & Social Care at The Open University invites you to: ‘Stories and Experience of Practice’ Joint book launch Thursday 11th December 2014, 15:00 – 18:00 Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA Dr Joan Simons, Mr Andy Rixon, Ms Jean Gordon, Dr Chris Kubiak, Dr Jonathan Read the full article…

International Society of Critical Health Psychology (CFP, Conference, Bradford, 22-24 July 2013)

Call for Submissions – 2013 Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) will be held at the University of Bradford in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, 22nd-24th July 2013. This conference is being organised by a consortium comprising the universities of Bradford, Read the full article…

Children’s Health & Well-being: policy debates & lived experience (CfP, 21st Sociology of Health & Illness Monograph)

Call for Papers 21st Sociology of Health & Illness Monograph  Children’s Health and Well-being: policy debates and lived experience Editors:  Geraldine Brady, Pam Lowe and Sonja Olin Lauritzen The 21st Sociology of Health and Illness monograph will bring together recent theoretical and methodological developments in the sociology of childhood with research findings on child health Read the full article…

Medical Humanities: Health & Disease in Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations National Conference (CfP, Conference, Washington, DC, March 2013)

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE, Washington, DC March 27-30, 2013 Location:       District of Columbia, United States Call for Papers Date:   2012-12-15 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for the 2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association meeting in Washington, DC invites presentation proposals related Read the full article…

From the Classroom to the Clinic: Humanities and Education in Bioethics (CfP, Colloquium, 8 October, 2012, Windsor Great Park)

Call for Abstracts Abstract submissions are invited for oral presentations and posters for the upcoming colloquium “From the Classroom to the Clinic: Humanities and Education in Bioethics”, to be held at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, on 8 October, 2012. This colloquium will explore the contribution of the humanities and the social sciences to the Read the full article…