Disability and Disciplines (Conference, 1-2 July 2015)

Disability and Disciplines: The International Conference on Educational, Cultural, and Disability Studies 1-2 July, 2015 Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Faculty of Education, Liverpool Hope University Keynote Speakers: Julie Allan (University of Birmingham, UK) Peter Beresford (Brunel University London, UK) David Mitchell (George Washington University, USA) Sharon Snyder (George Washington University, USA) When we Read the full article…

Affect: Pleasure, Pain and Emotions – an interdisciplinary workshop (University of Sheffield, 5-6 June 2015)

Affect: Pleasure, Pain and Emotions – an interdisciplinary workshop Friday 5 and Saturday 6 June 2015 University of Sheffield, UK This interdisciplinary workshop will bring together philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists to discuss the following topics amongst others: Pleasures, pains, and emotions are affective states. Why so? What makes a throbbing pain and a feeling of Read the full article…

The Emerging Humanities: Strategies for the Future (CHI Workshop, Durham, 22 June 2015)

Centre for Humanities Innovation Durham workshop: The Emerging Humanities: Strategies for the Future. Monday 22nd June 2015, IAS Seminar Room & Meeting Room The Durham Centre for Humanities Innovation (CHI) was founded to foster intellectual creativity in scholarship and research; and to encourage the creation of new ideas, concepts, mental schemes, and other products of Read the full article…

Call for proposals for special issues: Children & Society 2017-18

Children & Society publishes one guest-edited Special Issues per volume. Children & Society’s editorial board welcomes proposals for Special Issues for 2017 and 2018 to be submitted to the Journal editors by September 1st for consideration at the autumn editorial board meeting. Proposals should be submitted via email to Thomas Gaston. Potential guest editors should Read the full article…

Durham Emergence Project – Summer School 2015 (final call for applications)

The Durham Emergence Project: Summer School 2015 9th – 12th July 2015 To be held at Hatfield College, Durham University, UK. The Durham Emergence Project announces a week-long summer school on the topic of emergence for up to twenty advanced graduate students and early-career academics (who are within no more than ten years of receiving Read the full article…

After Rymsdyk: drawing in Glasgow University Anatomy Museum by Jac Saorsa, Research Fellow at Glasgow University Medical Humanities Research Centre

I am here in Glasgow working on a paper in which I hope will put the Drawing Women’s Cancer project into historical and philosophical context. All of the work up to now on the project has been directly concerned with the here and now – with the experiences of women in the present, and this Read the full article…

An Invitation to the Launch of Working Knowledge, Wellcome Trust, London, 19 February 2015, 4.30pm

Interdisciplinary research: intermittently theorised, increasingly funded and frequently valorised. But how is it actually done? Hearing the Voice and the Wellcome Trust invite you to the launch of a new collection of accessible and user-friendly resources dedicated to the practical ins and outs of interdisciplinary research. Thursday 19th February 2015 16.30-19.00 Wellcome Trust 215 Euston Read the full article…

Investigating Interdisciplinary Practice: Methodological Challenges (Workshop, Helsinki, 15-17 June 2015)

Investigating Interdisciplinary Practice: Methodological Challenges Workshop: 15-17 June 2015 | Helsinki (Finland) Academy of Finland Center of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (TINT) University of Helsinki Call for Papers Interdisciplinarity is one of the most prominent ideas driving science policy today. It is applied widely as a conception of what particularly creative Read the full article…

Time’s Urgency (CfP, The International Society for the Study of Time Sixteenth Triennial Conference, Edinburgh 26 June – 2 July 2016)

The International Society for the Study of Time Sixteenth Triennial Conference Time’s Urgency 26 June to 2 July 2016, University of Edinburgh, Scotland UK The International Society for the Study of Time (ISST) seeks proposals for presentations at its 2016 conference at the University of Edinburgh, on the theme of Time’s Urgency. Proposals (300 words) are Read the full article…

Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula: art and medicine research

I am now in Tanzania based at CCBRT in Dar es Salaam. We are exploring the potential of   art and narrative, both verbal and visual, to raise awareness of the huge problem in Africa of obstetric fistula. My blogsite for more information is: http://drawingof.wordpress.com/artists-blog/ I hope that this work will be of interest and any Read the full article…