Conferences and Symposiums

The Stimulated Body and the Arts – The Nervous System and Nervousness in the History of Aesthetics Conference

‘The Stimulated Body and the Arts: The Nervous System and Nervousness in the History of Aesthetics’ International Interdisciplinary Conference Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease February 17 and 18 Hatfield College, Durham University, UK This conference will discuss the history of the relationship between aesthetics and medical understandings Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

Pybus Seminar – Pandemics of hatred, pandemics of disease, from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Prof. Samuel Kline Cohn (University of Glasgow) Pandemics of hatred, pandemics of disease, from the Plague of Athens to AIDS Wednesday 8th December 2010 5.30pm (Refreshments served from 5pm), Bedson Teaching Centre, Room 1.46, Newcastle University The lecture will outline several aspects of a new Wellcome project. By surveying pandemics Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities