Fully-Funded PhD Studentship in French and the Medical Humanities at Nottingham Trent University

PhD Studentship in French Literature/Culture (including cinema) with a focus on the Medical Humanities. Proposals investigating the following areas within this field are particularly welcome: representations of illness; disease; pain; trauma; disability; old age; mourning; care/caring/carer. A background in literary/critical theory is helpful. Specific qualifications include a 2:1 in French and an MA/MRes in French Read the full article…

‘Dimensions of Pain’ (CfP, Seminar, 5th February 2015)

Durham Centre for Medical Humanities / Wolfson Post-Graduate & Early Career Research Network “Dimensions of Pain” Thursday 5th February 2015, 2 pm – 3:30 pm IAS Seminar Room, Durham University The next meeting of the CMH Postgraduate / Early Career Researcher Medical Humanities Network will take place on Thursday, 5th February 2015, 2-3:30pm. The meeting is a discussion/reading Read the full article…

Doctoral Studentship: ‘Representing Communities: Developing the Creative Power of People to Improve Health and Well-being’ at University of Leeds

A funding opportunity at the University of Leeds for someone wanting to do PhD research on how questions of community health and wellbeing interact with twentieth-century literary fictions. The doctoral researcher will conduct an in-depth study of health and wellbeing as they are conceptualised, contextualised and interrogated in contemporary (mid-late 20th and 21st century) British Read the full article…