Workshops

“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 Read more…

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Call for Papers

“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 Read more…

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Events

‘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, Read more…

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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 Read more…

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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 Read more…

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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, Read more…

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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 Read more…

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