Call for Reviews

Call for Review: ‘The Restless Compendium: Interdisciplinary Investigations of Rest and its Opposites’ by Felicity Callard, Kimberley Staines, and James Wilkes.

We are looking for an interdisciplinary researcher to review The Restless Compendium: Interdisciplinary Investigations of Rest and its Opposites (Callard, Staines, and Wilkes, 2016). Further information about the themes under study can be found at Palgrave.  This interdisciplinary book contains 22 essays and interventions on rest and restlessness, silence and noise, relaxation and Read more…

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Call for Reviews

Call for Review: ‘The Cognitive Humanities: Embodied Mind in Literature and Culture’ edited by Peter Garratt

We are delighted to offer The Cognitive Humanities: Embodied Mind in Literature and Culture (Garratt, 2016) for review. Further information about the themes under study and the contributing authors can be found at Palgrave Macmillan.  This book identifies the ‘cognitive humanities’ with new approaches to literature and culture that engage with recent theories of the Read more…

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Opportunities

Three Doctoral Fellowships in Medicine and the Humanities (Call for applicants, Mainz, Germany)

As part of the German Research Foundation (DFG) funded research training group “Life Sciences, Life Writing: Experiences at the Boundaries of Human Life between Biomedical Explanation and Lived Experience” (GRK 2015/1), the University of Mainz and the Mainz University Clinic are jointly inviting applications for three doctoral fellowships. At the Read more…

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Courses and Qualifications

Medicine and the Arts: Humanising Healthcare (Course, University of Capetown, 29 February 2016)

University of Cape Town introduces the following; A free online course – Medicine and the Arts: Humanising Healthcare – from the University of Cape Town, which is offered through the online learning platform FutureLearn. Over six weeks, the course explores the intersection of health sciences, social sciences and the arts. Read more…

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Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘Illness as many Narratives: Arts, Medicine and Culture’ by Stella Bolaki

The Centre is pleased to offer ‘Illness as many Narratives: Arts, Medicine and Culture‘ by Stella Bolaki (Edinburgh, 2016) for review. We are specifically looking for an academic in the medical humanities to review this book, which will sit alongside a review from a medical professional. Illness narratives have become a cultural Read more…

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Call for Papers

Cognitive Futures in the Humanities 2016 (CfP, University of Helsinki, 13-15 June 2016)

Organisers: Merja Polvinen Karin Kukkonen In cooperation with: Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki Federation of Finnish Learned Societies Confirmed plenary speakers: Peter Garratt (Durham) Pirjo Lyytikäinen (Helsinki) Anne Mangen (Stavanger) Jean-Marie Schaeffer (CNRS) Deirdre Wilson (UCL) Building on the conferences associated with the network Cognitive Futures in the Read more…

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Opportunities

Wellcome Trust Humanities and Social Science applicants’ workshop (Insight Institute Glasgow, 24 April, 2015)

If you, or any of your colleagues, are thinking of applying to the Wellcome Trust for funding in either its Humanities or Social Science streams, you may be interested in attending our applicants’ workshop.The workshop will be convened by Daniel O’Connor, Head of Medical Humanities at the Wellcome Trust, and Read more…

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Call for Papers

Being Human Festival (CfP, University of London SAS, 12-22 November 2015)

The School of Advanced Study, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy, is delighted to announce and invite participation in the second Being Human festival of the humanities. In 2014, Being Human featured 162 events organised by over 100 universities and cultural organisations across the country. In 2015, it Read more…

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