CALL FOR PAPERSOral Histories of Science, Technology and MedicineThe Annual Conference of the Oral History Society in conjunction with Royal Holloway University of London and the Oral History of British Science at the British Library, with support from the Wellcome TrustVenue: Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UKDate: Friday 10th- Saturday 11th Read the full article…

Oral Histories of Science, Technology & Medicine (CFP, Conference, Egham, Surrey, 10-11 July 2015)

CALL FOR PAPERSOral Histories of Science, Technology and MedicineThe Annual Conference of the Oral History Society in conjunction with Royal Holloway University of London and the Oral History of British Science at the British Library, with support from the Wellcome TrustVenue: Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UKDate: Friday 10th- Saturday 11th Read the full article…

Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning – reviewed by Allison Adler Kroll

‘Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning’ by Mark Sandy (Ashgate, 2013).  The central premiss of Mark Sandy’s Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning is that Romantic memory, entirely circumscribed by the profound sense of loss which accompanies all forms of history, both personal and public, works by way of ‘wilful erasure’ (p.6), embedding every act of commemoration with mourning Read the full article…

Philosophical Perspectives on Selfhood in Age-Related Dementia (Conference, Linköping Sweden, May 15-16 2014)

Philosophical Perspectives on Selfhood in Age-Related Dementia May 15-16, 2014 CEDER: Centre for Dementia Research Campus Norrköping, Linköping University, Sweden Thursday May 15 (Room: Täppan TP55) 9.30 Welcome and Introduction 9.35-10.35 Wim Dekkers, “Dementia and the Notion of Home: A Phenomenological Perspective” 10.35-11.35 Julian Hughes, “The Aesthetic Approach to Dementia” 11.35-13.00 Lunch 13.00-14.00 Kristin Zeiler, Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning’ (2013) Mark Sandy (Ashgate)

We are ecstatic to offer ‘Romanticism, Memory and Mourning’ for review, written by Durham University’s very own Mark Sandy and recently published by Ashgate. As always, we welcome expressions of interest from all angles of the medical humanities but this book might be particularly well suited to reviewers with an interest in literature or history.  ‘The subject Read the full article…

Testimony Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement (CfP, Conference, Oxford, 29-31 July 2014)

Testimony Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Tuesday 29th July  – Thursday 31st July 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford   This inaugural conference aims to examine the evolving genres and emerging contexts of testimonial production Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, and Engagement. Broadly understood, testimony is an autobiographical narrative that presents evidence of first-person accounts of human rights abuses, Read the full article…

“Absent Presences & Present Absences” (Reflections on the International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies)

Absent Presences and Present Absences Dr Cheryl Mcgeachan (Geography, Glasgow University) writes: Returning this week from the fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies at the University of Groningen, I am truly inspired by the range of wonderful people and papers encountered. Discussions on emotion and affect have swirled around the pages of various Read the full article…

Geography, Art & Dance: Conference of Irish Geographers sessions (Galway, 16-18 May 2013)

As part of the Conference of Irish Geographers, and as a collaboration between the Space and Place Research Collaborative and Galway Dance Days, we are hosting a series of performances, workshops, and discussions across the fields of geography, art and dance, and interrogating various creative and embodied research practices. Session themes include ‘Place-Based Artistic Work’, Read the full article…

Emotional Objects: Touching Emotions in Europe 1600-1900 (CFP, Conference, London, 11-12 October 2013)

Emotional Objects 11th-12th October 2013, Institute of Historical Research, London. Proposals are invited for 20 minute papers for: Emotional Objects: Touching Emotions in Europe 1600-1900, funded by the European Research Council project ‘Spinning in the Era of the Spinning Wheel 1400-1800.’ Emotional Objects aims to stimulate interdisciplinary debate concerning what objects can tell us about Read the full article…