Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

The Camera as Mirror: Movie-Making in Palliative Care (Film Screening & Discussion, Edinburgh, 19 March 2013)

The Camera as Mirror: Movie-Making in Palliative Care Documentary film and discussion with Dr Amy Hardie Tuesday 19th March 2013 6-7.30pm followed by wine reception Lecture Theatre 183, Old College, University of Edinburgh The film is 45 minutes long, following a ground-breaking group bringing people with secondary cancer together. Five Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

Medical Humanities Seminars at Newcastle University’s Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Institute

Marian Verkerk, University of Groningen Palliative sedation and euthanasia in the Netherlands 13th February 2013, 1–2 pm Seminar Room, 4th Floor Claremont Bridge Building, Newcastle University In this talk Professor Verkerk will draw upon her experience as  the Chair of the Royal Medical Association of the Committee Palliative Sedation and Read more…

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Opportunities

“The Eskdalemuir Harmonium”: Chris Dooks (Launch of Site-specific Album, Glasgow, 11 December 2012)

The University of The West of Scotland Presents: Launch event of THE ESKDALEMUIR HARMONIUM The Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow 11th December 2012 5.30pm, free, ticketed Artist Chris Dooks makes ‘sonic palliative care’ and has the work published on Canada’s Komino Records. ” … an ongoing investigation of how chronically ill Read more…

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Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

Living with Death: Perspectives on End-of-Life Care (Screening & discussion, Edinburgh University, 12 October 2012)

The University of Edinburgh invites you to the first of this semester’s Edinburgh University Medical Humanities Research Network (EUMHRN) events. The event is entitled ‘Living with Death: Perspectives on End-of-Life Care’ and consists of the screening of two recent documentary films, Let Our Dad Die and A Good Death, responses Read more…

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