Workshops

Performing Migratory Identity: Performance Research on Displacement, Belonging and Auto/Bio and Participatory Biography (Workshop, Durham University, 30 October 2015)

Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab in partnership with the Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities, University of Durham, the Performing Arts, University of Northumbria, Platforma Arts + Refugee Network and The Forge,  reflects on the performance, film and installation work of London-based artist and researcher, Natasha Davis. 30th October 2015, 13:00 Read more…

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Call for Papers

Death and Identity in Scotland from the Medieval to the Modern (CfP, University of Edinburgh, 29-31 January 2016)

This is the third in a series of conferences that aims to accelerate interest and research into Scottish death studies. The theme for 2016 is death and identity. Papers are invited to explore this subject within any period from the medieval into the modern day from any disciplinary perspective. Established Read more…

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Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS’ by Sanyu A. Mojola

We are thrilled to offer Sanyu A. Mojola‘s new book ‘Love, Money, and HIV’ (University of California Press, 2014) for review. Expressions of interest are welcome from all angles of the medical humanities, and may be of particular interest to those working at the intersection of gender, health and identity.  ‘How do Read more…

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Call for Papers

Life with Dementia: Relations (CfP, Conference, Sweden, 15-17 October 2014)

Life with Dementia: Relations Centre for Dementia Research Linköping University Norrköping, Sweden 15-17 October, 2014 The aim of the international conference LIFE WITH DEMENTIA: RELATIONS is to bring together scholars from a broad range of disciplines and fields of research, approaching dementia from theoretical as well as empirical perspectives. We Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

An Audience with Rose Barbour (Seminar, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen’s Campus, 5th March 2014)

Rosaline (Rose) Barbour, Professor of Health Care at the Open University (UK), is a medical sociologist, whose research career has covered a wide variety of topics located at the intersection of the clinical and the social. Her theoretical interests centre on the links between identity and agency, and social and Read more…

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Call for Papers

Affect, memory, and the transmission of trauma (CFP, Conference, London, 15 March 2013)

Call For Papers: Affect, memory, and the transmission of trauma 15 March 2013 Goldsmiths College, London Keynote speakers: Professor Valerie Walkerdine, Cardiff University and Dr. Lisa Blackman, Goldsmiths College This interdisciplinary conference explores the connections between affect, memory, and trauma, and examines their crucial role in how we construct our individual and Read more…

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Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

Voices On Identity, Childhood, Ethics and Stimulants: Children join the debate (VOICES study final report & animated film)

Voices On Identity, Childhood, Ethics and Stimulants: Children join the debate is a Wellcome Trust-funded research project that sheds fresh light on children’s experiences with ADHD diagnosis and stimulant drug treatments. It is led by Dr Ilina Singh, Reader in Bioethics & Society at the Department of Social Science, Health & Read more…

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