“A Picture of Health” (London 7 Nov 2014) – Free conference reviewer ticket

The organisers of the forthcoming postgraduate conference “A Picture of Health: Representations and Imaginations of Wellbeing and Illness” (London, 7th November 2014) have one free ticket to offer to a reader of the CMH blog. In exchange, the free ticket holder will be expected to write a review of the event for the CMH blog. Read the full article…

Special Issue of postmedieval on Medievalism and the Medical Humanities (CfP)

Second Call for Contributions: Special Issue of postmedieval on Medievalism and the Medical Humanities Contributions are invited for a special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies entitled ‘Medievalism and the Medical Humanities’. The issue will be published in the summer of 2017 and will be edited by Dr Jamie McKinstry and Professor Read the full article…

Being Non/Human: Bodily Borders (CfP, Conference, Queen Mary London, 15 June 2015)

Being Non/Human is organising a conference for 2015 on the topic of ‘bodily borders’ and we invite any postgraduate or early career researcher interested in this theme to submit an abstract or propose a panel. Being Non/Human is an interdisciplinary group that engages with research on interactions between the human and nonhuman, providing a forum Read the full article…

Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference (CfP Exeter, 20-21 July 2015)

Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference University of Exeter, 20-21 July 2015 Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Stuart Murray, University of Leeds and Dr Roberta Bivins, University of Warwick Building on the success of last year’s Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference, this conference aims to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines in a manner that reflects the Read the full article…

Where does it hurt? A new collection from the Wellcome Trust celebrates rich diversity of the medical humanities

What does it mean to be well? Or ill? And who, apart from you, really knows which is which? Contemporary definitions of medicine and clinical practice occupy just one small corner of a vast field of beliefs, superstitions, cultures and practices across which human beings have always roamed in the search to keep themselves, and Read the full article…

Health Humanities: Pedagogies, Practices, Politics (CfP, Conference, Colorado 30 April – 2 May 2015)

Health Humanities: The Next Decade (Pedagogies, Practices, Politics) 30 April – 2 May 2015 The Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will host the 4th International Health Humanities Conference. This cross-disciplinary and inter-professional conference will bring together scholars, educators, clinicians, health advocates, students, patients and caregivers in an Read the full article…

Medical Humanities Doctoral Fellowship (WiSER, South Africa, Closes 15 Dec 2014)

Medical Humanities DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP WiSER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research) has over the last twelve years established itself as the leading South African interdisciplinary research institute in the Humanities and Social Sciences, promoting local and international debate on the complexities of change in South Africa and Africa, understood from comparative and global perspectives. Read the full article…

University Academic Fellow at Leeds (Environmental and/or Medical Humanities)

The University of Leeds is seeking to recruit up to 250 exceptional early career academics to tenure track equivalent Academic Fellowships over the next three years. Whether you are looking to establish your academic career as a new fellow or already hold an existing funded fellowship and wish to bring it to the University of Read the full article…

University Academic Fellow in Medical Humanities at Leeds (Philosophy, Religion and History of Science)

The University of Leeds is seeking to recruit up to 250 exceptional early career academics to tenure track equivalent Academic Fellowships over the next three years. Whether you are looking to establish your academic career as a new fellow or already hold an existing funded fellowship and wish to bring it to the University of Read the full article…

Raven becomes voracious: Tales of insatiable hunger (Launch of the Body and Being Network, Oxford 30 October 2014)

Raven becomes voracious: Tales of insatiable hunger Long ago in Haida country, in the time of the trickster Raven, lived a tribe and their prince – a prince who could never eat. Why was the prince perpetually satiated? What unlikely food awakened the prince’s hunger? And what role would Raven play in turning the prince’s Read the full article…