“The Anatomy of Rest” (Hubbub 3-part BBC Radio 4 series; 13, 20, 27 September 9am London time)

Hubbub’s interdisciplinary research on rest is brought together in a three-part series — “The Anatomy of Rest” — on BBC Radio 4 that is being broadcast at 0900-0945 (GMT+1) on 13, 20, 27 September. The programmes are presented by Hubbub Associate Director Claudia Hammond, and feature Hubbub Director Felicity Callard, Hubbub Associate Directors Charles Fernyhough 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…

Hubbub Seminar sponsored by Geographies of Health & Wellbeing / Centre for Medical Humanities (18 November 2015)

GoHWell, Hubbub, Centre for Medical Humanities Seminar November 18th, 2015 W007, Main Geography Building Members of Hubbub will be joining with colleagues in Durham’s Department of Geography and Centre for Medical Humanities to share details of research carried out by the group in the first year of its residency in The Hub at Wellcome Collection, as well Hubbub’s Read the full article…

How Do You Rest? A national survey by Hubbub.

(4 November 2015) The British public are being invited to share their experiences of rest as part of a national ‘Rest Test’. The Rest Test is an online survey to investigate the nation’s resting habits and their attitudes towards relaxation and busyness. It is part of a wider collaboration between BBC Radio 4 and Wellcome Read the full article…

Hubbub – Friday Late Spectacular (Wellcome Collection, 19.00-23.00 Friday 4 September 2015)

On Friday 4th September Hubbub, a Durham University–led research project funded by The Wellcome Trust, will take over the Wellcome Collection building in London for a Friday Late Spectacular of talks, installations, workshops and performances exploring rest, noise, tumult, activity and work. We warmly welcome any of our colleagues who are in London on the Read the full article…

Interdisciplinary collaboration in action: New research from Hubbub

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to announce the publication today of Interdisciplinary collaboration in action: tracking the signal, tracing the noise. The research, published by Palgrave Communications, was led by Felicity Callard, Director of Hubbub (The Hub at Wellcome Collection) and Reader in Social Science for Medical Humanities at Durham University, with key Read the full article…

“Brains in the Making: emerging models, methods, and modes of working”: Durham University, DRAFT Programme

Brains in the Making: Emerging Models, Methods, and Modes of Working Workshop, Durham University, 19-20 March 2015 DRAFT PROGAMME NB This workshop is by registration only. Places have now been allocated.   DAY 1             19 March 2015 12-1                Lunch 1.00-1.10       Introductory comments: Dr Felicity Callard, Dr Angela Woods,                 Dr Peter Garratt 1.10-2.40       Session 1 Read the full article…

Brains in the Making: emerging models, methods, and modes of working (Workshop, 19-20 March 2015, Durham)

Call for Participants for ‘Brains in the Making’, Durham University (19th and 20th March 2015) Brains in the Making: emerging models, methods, and modes of working Workshop 19th March 12:00 to 20th March 2015, 17:00, Holgate Conference Centre, Grey College, DH1 3LG Organisers: Dr Felicity Callard, Dr Angela Woods (Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University; Read the full article…

Where does it hurt? A new collection from the Wellcome Trust celebrates rich diversity of the medical humanities

What does it mean to be well? Or ill? And who, apart from you, really knows which is which? Contemporary definitions of medicine and clinical practice occupy just one small corner of a vast field of beliefs, superstitions, cultures and practices across which human beings have always roamed in the search to keep themselves, and 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…