Events on Mental Health, Stigma and Theatre with Chris Lee and Catherine Hartley (Edinburgh, 26 March 2014)

ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH HEALTH HUMANITIES SEMINAR AND MASTERCLASS SERIES EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER MASTERCLASS: STAGING THE STIGMA Chris Lee and Catherine Hartley Wednesday 26 March 2014, University of Edinburgh 2:00-3:30pm Room G.11 Doorway 4, Old Medical School, Teviot Place Chris Lee and Catherine Hartley are service managers of community mental health teams in London. Chris Read the full article…

Spirituality, Religion and the Medical Humanities (Postgraduate/ECR Network meeting, Durham, 13 March 2014)

Spirituality, Religion and the Medical Humanities Durham Centre for Medical Humanities / Wolfson PostGraduate & Early Career Research Network Meeting Thursday 13 March 2014, 2 pm – 3:30 pm Collier Room, Hild and Bede College, Durham University Note: We are still looking for 1 or 2 people to give a very informal opening talk (5-8 Read the full article…

Social Foundations of Health: Applications for Vanderbilt MA Programme Now Open

The Center for Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt University is accepting applications to the M.A. program in the Social Foundations of Health. The Vanderbilt University Center for Medicine, Health, and Society is a cutting-edge research and teaching center that boasts a growing cohort of interdisciplinary scholars, an expanding, innovative undergraduate and graduate curriculum, and Read the full article…

Alternative Psychiatric Narratives (CfP, Postgraduate & ECR Conference, Birkbeck, 16-17 May 2014)

Alternative Psychiatric Narratives Friday 16 and Saturday 17 May 2014 Birkbeck College, University of London Chair: Professor Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck In recent years, historians of psychiatry have heeded Roy Porter’s call to produce psychiatric histories from the patient’s point of view.  Studies have moved on from focusing on medical discourse to investigating the diversity of Read the full article…

‘Multiple Methods and Unusual Experiences’ (Medical Humanities Postgraduate & ECR Network Event, Durham, Thursday 5 Dec 2013)

‘Multiple Methods and Unusual Experiences’ Centre for Medical Humanities Post-Graduate and Early Career Network Thursday, 5th December, 2-3:30 pm, CA113 Caedmon Building (on the Hild and Bede College/ School of Education campus, Durham University) Tea and cakes provided What does it mean to be part of a medical humanities community in which comparable themes and empirical Read the full article…

Social history of health and healthcare in Greece (CfP, Workshop, Crete, March 19 2014)

Social history of health and healthcare in Greece University of Crete, Department of History and Archaeology, Rethymno, Greece March 29, 2014 | Submissions deadline: 30 November 2013 The history of health and healthcare, a well-established branch of historical studies and medical humanities in many countries, has been recently expanding to include relevant developments in modern Read the full article…

Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference (CFP, Conference, Exeter, 24–25 July 2014)

Call for papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference The Centre for Medical History at the University of Exeter will be holding an interdisciplinary medical humanities conference for postgraduate researchers on the 24th and 25th July 2014. This conference aims to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines in a manner that reflects the broad scope of exciting research being carried out in Read the full article…

Durham Centre for Medical Humanities Postgraduate Network – Welcome Lunch, 24 October, 2013

Durham Centre for Medical Humanities Postgraduate Network – Welcome Lunch, 24 October, 2013 Are you a postgrad or postdoc working in the field of health, illness, medicine or wellbeing?  Would you like to join a cross-disciplinary group of early career scholars working in related areas? The Durham Centre for Medical Humanities invites all new and returning postgrads and Read the full article…

Geographies of Health and Well-being (GoHWell) Research Speed Dating (23 October 2013, Durham University)

Durham’s Geographies of Health and Well-being (GoHWell) Reading Group is an interdisciplinary research group of staff and students based in the Centre for Medical Humanities, the Wolfson Research Institute, the Institute for Hazard Risk and Resilience (IHRR), and the Department of Geography. More information about the group is available here. We would like to invite Read the full article…

Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Skills Workshop on the Medical Humanities (Queen’s University Belfast, 7 November 2013)

Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Skills Workshop on the Medical Humanities Queen’s University Belfast Thursday 7 November 2013 This event is open to MA and Doctoral research students who are interested in or are currently pursuing research in the medical humanities in the UK and Ireland. It brings together a broad range of specialists across different subject areas Read the full article…