Reviewer needed: ‘Human Acts: A Novel’ by Han Kang

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Human Acts: A Novel‘ by Han Kang (Portobello Books, 2016). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Human Acts is a riveting, poetic and unrelentingly powerful examination of humanity at its most appalling, and its most hopeful. It is an act of extraordinary resistance and a Read the full article…

Postdoctoral Researcher (CfA, University of Oslo, 15th Sept 2015)

Two-year postdoctoral researcher willing to conduct their research work in the field of Gender and Health at The institute of Health and Society, at the University of Oslo.  The successful candidate must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Norway for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to Read the full article…

Emergent authorities and the experience of power (Symposium, University of Brighton, 31 October 2014)

What is the relation between processes of (historical, political, technological) emergence and the material/spiritual investments that attach bodies to power? (How) is authority generated when the world is experienced as perpetual process and creative force? (Why) are we bound to a fate in which spectacular violence subsumes the space of collaborative reason, affective attachment and Read the full article…