Three Doctoral Fellowships in Medicine and the Humanities (Call for applicants, Mainz, Germany)

As part of the German Research Foundation (DFG) funded research training group “Life Sciences, Life Writing: Experiences at the Boundaries of Human Life between Biomedical Explanation and Lived Experience” (GRK 2015/1), the University of Mainz and the Mainz University Clinic are jointly inviting applications for three doctoral fellowships. At the intersection of biomedicine, individual and Read the full article…

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions (CFP, Conference, Navarra, 15-17 October 2015)

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions October 15-17, 2015 Institute for Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain) Plenary Speakers: Professor Suzanne Keen, Washington and Lee University Professor Irene Kacandes, Dartmouth College Professor Arthur Frank, University of Alberta Proposals are sought for a symposium on the articulation or creation of empathy in Read the full article…

Distant Voices, Still Lives: Revealing the Experience of Illness through the Narratives of Others Past and Present – Dr Claire McKechnie (Lecture, Edinburgh, 3 April 2013)

Distant Voices, Still Lives: Revealing the Experience of Illness through the Narratives of Others Past and Present Wed 3rd April 5.30pm – 6.30pm Jordanburn lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital Free but ticketed. Booking essential. A talk which reveals the experience of illness through the narratives of others past and present. Dr Claire McKechnie, Read the full article…