Highlights 2016: Moving Pictures (competition, The Lancet, 2016)

Images can highlight an important health issue. They can be more powerful than words. The Lancet invites readers to send us photographs for our annual photography competition, Highlights 2016. Whether your focus is local or global, we want you to send us photographs that surprise and move us by telling a story about health today. We are Read the full article…

The Anatomy of the Image (CfP – updated, Conference, Monash University, 16-18 February 2017)

This international conference wishes to create a broader context for analysing cultural, literary, scientific and political constructions of the (bio)medical body. We therefore seek to generate interest in the topic from a wide range of disciplines from anthropology, history, media theory, literature, art history, film, political studies, socials sciences, criminology, law and medicine. We would like Read the full article…

The Anatomy of the Image (CfP – updated, Int’l Conference, Monash University, 16-18 February, 2017)

Perspectives on the (Bio)medical Body in Science, Literature, Culture and Politics by organizers Associate Professor A. Fliethmann, Associate Professor R. Kokanovic, Dr. C. Weller The conference wishes to create a broader context for analysing cultural, literary, scientific and political constructions of the (bio)medical body, and therefore seeks to generate interest in the topic from a Read the full article…

Reconfiguring Human and Non-Human: Texts, Images and Beyond (CfP, University of Jyväskylä, 29‒30 October 2015)

In recent years, scholars of different fields have turned their gaze to the complex relations between humans and non-humans. Theorists and thinkers of ecocriticism, animal ethics, queer studies, disability studies and numerous other disciplines have challenged the humanist notions that place (certain kinds of) human beings above all the “other” creatures, with whom we share Read the full article…

Images and Visualisation: Imaging Technology, Truth and Trust (Conference, Norrköping, Sweden, 17-21 September, 2012)

Invitation for people to attend or to apply to give a short talk (10-15 minutes) or poster at the European Science Foundation conference, “Images and Visualisation: Imaging Technology, Truth and Trust” on the 17th to 21st September, 2012. The aim of this conference is to bring together experts from across the natural and social sciences, Read the full article…

The Foetus Goes Public – Images of the Unborn from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-First Century – Exhibition at Durham University’s Queen’s Campus

The Foetus Goes Public: Images of the Unborn from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-First Century An exhibition of the history of the public images of embryos and foetuses will take place in the Holliday Building at Durham University’s Queen’s Campus in Stockton-on-Tees from Friday 7th October until Friday 9th December. ‘The Foetus Goes Public’ Read the full article…