Medical Objects: An Interdisciplinary Workshop (Birkbeck School of Arts, 13 July 2016)

An interdisciplinary enquiry into objects in medicine, featuring papers on medical technologies, texts, therapies and research objects, and the theoretical and disciplinary questions they raise. SPEAKERS Dr Barry Murnane (Oxford University) ‘The Pharmacology of Medical Things’ Dr Harriet Cooper (UEA) ‘Medical Objects, Medical Subjects: Some Reflections on Disciplinary Objectives and Attachments’ Dr William Viney (Durham) Read the full article…

‘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 earliest lessons taught to students Read the full article…