Call for Papers

How Medical Humanities is Building Bridges to the Future of Medicine (CfP, Bundoran, Ireland, January 13-16, 2016)

Papers on the topic of the influence of Medical Humanities on the current and changing state of medicine are invited to be considered for Drew University’s ‘How Medical Humanities is Building Bridges to the Future of Medicine ‘. Consideration will be given from areas of study, including bioethics, literature, sociology, Read more…

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Call for Papers

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” Read more…

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Book Review

‘Where does it hurt?’ Reviewed by Kyle W. West

Following our call for review, we have brought together multiple takes on a curious collection entitled ‘Where does it hurt?’. Commissioned by the Wellcome Trust (2014) and edited by John Holden, John Kieffer, John Newbigin, and Shelagh Wright, the collection explores the meanings and uses of the medical humanities. Kyle W. West offers his perspective here. Among the Read more…

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Book Review

‘Where does it hurt?’ reviewed by Dr Véronique Griffith

Following our call for review, we have brought together multiple takes on a curious collection entitled ‘Where does it hurt?’. Commissioned by the Wellcome Trust (2014) and edited by John Holden, John Kieffer, John Newbigin, and Shelagh Wright, the collection explores the meanings and uses of the medical humanities. Dr Véronique Griffith offers her perspective Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Disgust (Conference, University of Kent, 29-30 May 2015)

Disgust 29-30 May 2015 University of Kent at Canterbury (Grimond Lecture Theatre 3) Skepsi’s Eighth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by the Kent Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (KIASH) and the School of European Culture and Languages (SECL) Disgust has received growing critical attention among researchers in fields as varied as Read more…

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Call for Papers

Transdisciplinary Approaches to Cognitive Innovation (CfP, University of Plymouth, 9-11 September 2015)

The promise of cognitive innovation as a collaborative project in the sciences, arts and humanities is that we can approach creativity as a bootstrapping cognitive process in which the energies that shape the poem are necessarily indistinguishable from those that shape the poet. For the purposes of this conference the Read more…

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Funding Opportunity

Institute of Advanced Study Fellowships (CfA, Durham University, 5 June 2015)

The Institute of Advanced Study is a prestigious, ideas-based Institute bringing together some of the world’s finest researchers from all disciplines to examine themes of major intellectual, scientific, political and practical significance. Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study is distinctive in organising the core of its work around a rolling programme Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities