Arts in Health

In and ‘Out of Focus’: IUAES Conference with Perspectives From 69 Nations (Conference Review)

Entering the foyer of the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester last week was an immersion into a world of multiple realities, cheek to cheek: expressed in the contrasting colours and cuts of  clothing, and the colliding cross rhythms of numerous languages.  This was the enormous and inspirational International Union of Anthropological and Read more…

By anniraw, ago
Arts in Health

One Chapter at a Time

 James Allott’s latest post from Fremantle: Our Australian adventure is now in its  fifth week and we are avidly looking forward to our 3-day Drawing Camp ‘Down South’ next week. I feel like this week will take us into the next ‘chapter’ of our story here. The first chapter was Read more…

By medh, ago
Arts in Health

Startspeak, Here and Now.

The latest from James Allott: This photo was taken by Patrick Carter, who, along with Tim Maley, is currently an artist in residence at Midland Junction Arts Centre. Both artists are part of the Startspeak project which I’ve written about in a previous blog post. The photo is of me Read more…

By medh, ago
Arts in Health

A Dictionary of Feelings

James Allott’s latest post from Fremantle: While looking through my journal for blog content, I realised I’d written a lot about how I’ve felt throughout the exchange thus far. It’s good for both my professional and personal development. I then began to think about the Year 6 Self-Portrait Project back Read more…

By medh, ago
Arts in Health

The Latest from Fremantle

James Allott, writing from Fremantle: And so the third week of our exchange begins. Each week has felt quite unique- with each week our experience becomes richer as we delve deeper into the arts and health work here at Dadaa . The first week we spent here, between bouts of Read more…

By medh, ago
CMH Publications

Medical humanities & cognitive neuroscience: transdisciplinary openings & endeavours

Jonathan Smallwood’s, Daniel S Margulies’ and my article “Default positions: how neuroscience’s historical legacy has hampered investigation of the resting mind”, is just out in the Open Access journal Frontiers in Psychology.  It comprises a collaboration between a psychologist, a cognitive neuroscientist and a medical humanities scholar. In this perspective piece, the Read more…

By felicitycallard, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities