Figuring the Tumor : Photography, Self, and Advanced Cancer in Botswana – Julie Livingston (Public Lecture, Wellcome Trust, 11 June 2014)

Wellcome Medal Lecture Figuring the Tumor : Photography, Self, and Advanced Cancer in Botswana will be given by Dr Julie Livingston, Rutgers University Wednesday 11 June 2014, at 5.30pm (talk to start at 6.00pm) at the Wellcome Trust Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE This talk considers a series of photographs and other Read the full article…

Medical Humanities and Narrative Ethics in Oncology (Seminar, Switzerland, 18-20 October 2013)

Medical Humanities and Narrative Ethics in Oncology: Prognosis, Destiny and Bad News 18-20 October 2013 Bellinzona, Switzerland In the age of participatory medicine, where health professionals encourage and value patients as full partners, patient narrative is the basis for shared decision making. Practicing patient-centred care through the integration of narrative in the consultation enables patients Read the full article…

Medical Humanities in Europe (Special Issue, Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology on Medical Humanities, 2012))

Medical Humanities in Europe In March last year (2012), Professor Roberto Malacrida secured funding to invite scholars from a number of European countries and aligned with the medical humanities to meet to collaborate on a writing project. Roberto has been a long-time advocate of the medical humanities and particularly within clinical practice, and is a Read the full article…