Conference Review

On Knowledge in the Medical Humanities: Reflections from the Association of Medical Humanities Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria (27-29 June, 2018)

Maryam Golafshani writes: Last week I attended the Association of Medical Humanities’ annual conference. The conference was hosted at the Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria with the theme of ‘Shadows and Ashes’ derived from the Roman poet Horace’s famous description of humans as ‘pulvis et umbra sumus’. The conference opened Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Encountering Pain (Conference, University College London, 1-2 July, 2016)

Pain is notoriously difficult to communicate. Some academics have argued that pain resists description in language while others claim that it can generate language. By bringing into dialogue people who experience, witness, and treat pain, this conference seeks to explore alternative means of communicating, sharing and assessing suffering. How do Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

Words and what they say about us: Professor Jamie Pennebaker (Public Lecture, Durham Queen’s Campus, 24 June 2013)

Words and what they say about us Professor Jamie Pennebaker Monday 24 June 2013, 11am-12pm Durham University Queen’s Campus, Ebsworth Building (D010) Pastries and coffee/tea available from 10.30am Jamie Pennebaker is an internationally recognized social psychologist who’s endlessly curious about human nature. His earlier work found that keeping secrets can Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities