Visual and Material Culture and an Old Anatomy School – Trinity College Dublin

Fiona Johnstone reports on the latest New Generations in Medical Humanities workshop, hosted by Trinity College Dublin in June 2015: AUTOPSY 1. Seeing with one’s own eyes, eye-witnessing; personal observation or inspection. 2. Inspection of a dead body, so as to ascertain by actual inspection its internal structure, and esp. to find out the cause Read the full article…

Going Global: Medical Humanities in Leeds

Following the New Generations workshop in Leeds in April 2015, New Generations Programme Members Victoria Bates and Fiona Johnstone write: What do the diaries of British POWs in South East Asia, crusader texts, and early modern cookbooks have in common? These are all subjects currently being researched by doctoral students in Leeds’ Centre for Medical Read the full article…

New Generations and the Digital Humanities

Following the New Generations workshop in Glasgow University’s Medical Humanities Research Centre (MHRC) on December 11th 2014, New Generations Programme member Hieke Huistra writes: The second day of our Glasgow workshop centred on digital humanities. The University of Glasgow has many projects in this field — for an overview, see the website of Glasgow’s Digital Read the full article…

‘How on earth will the medical humanities make you a better doctor?’

Following the latest New Generations workshop in Glasgow University’s Medical Humanities Research Centre (MHRC) on December 11th 2014, New Generations Programme member Emily writes: A call to arms for the next generation of medical humanities by Emily T. Troscianko We began our two days in Glasgow surrounded by hospital beds and medical skeletons, and had Read the full article…

New Generations: Using our inheritance wisely

Following the latest New Generations workshop in Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) on September 25th 2014, New Generations Programme member Ben writes: New Generations: Using our inheritance wisely by Ben Kasstan   The CMH New Generations programme is a pioneering initiative to gather emerging thinkers who are linked with the medical humanities – a discipline formed of a fluid but Read the full article…

CMH New Generation: Interdisciplinary research and methods in the Medical Humanities.

Following the latest New Generations workshop in Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) on September 25th 2014, New Generations Programme member Claude writes: Building bridges over the river Wear by Claude Jousselin A week after the CMH New Generation workshop took place in Durham (where the river Wear flows), I am still revisiting the conversations that took place Read the full article…

What is the New Generations Programme?

Emerging humanities researchers are increasingly engaging with interdisciplinary research but lack contexts in which to learn and experience how it is done. Durham University’s Centre for Medical Humanities, funded by the AHRC in collaboration with the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research and Wellcome Trust introduces the New Generations Programme. This unique programme aims to Read the full article…

New Generations Cohort Finalised.

After deliberating over the 57 applications received for the New Generations Programme, we are pleased to announce the following individuals as members of the Programme Cohort: Rebecca Brown, ECR, University of Aberdeen Victoria Bates, ECR, University of Bristol Jana Funke, ECR, University of Exeter Sam Goodman, ECR, Bournemouth University Claude Jousselin, PGR, Goldsmiths Zoë Mendelson, Read the full article…

New programme in Medical Humanities: New Generations (cfa, CMH Durham University, 2nd July 2014)

We are delighted to announce the opening of the Call for Applications for the ‘New Generations’ Programme. Funded by the AHRC and led by Durham University’s Centre for Medical Humanities in collaboration with the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research and the Wellcome Trust, this programme is a fully funded opportunity for early career researchers Read the full article…