Medical Sociology Event with Deborah Lupton (Univeristy of York, 16 January 2015)

British Sociological Association Yorkshire MedSoc Group Event Friday 16th January 2015: 12:00 – 4.30pm University of York, Tree House, Berrick Saul Building BS/104 Keynote: Deborah Lupton, Canberra University, Australia: “Digital health data, big and small: some critical sociological reflections’” Presentations: John Gardner, University of York, UK, “The broad clinical gaze in paediatric deep brain stimulation”; Read the full article…

Experience as Evidence Symposium: Slides Now Available

Experience as Evidence: A Symposium on the Sciences of Subjectivity in Healthcare, Policy and Practice was held at the University of Oxford, 13-14 October 2014. Livetweets from the event are available at #ExEv14 and presenters’ slides are now available for download from the conference web site.

Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother (CfP, Panel, Emotional Geographies Conference, Edinburgh, June 2015)

5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies Edinburgh, 10th – 12th June 2015 Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother Convenors: Rachel Colls (Durham University, UK) and Abi McNiven (University of Oxford, UK) The following session is interested in exploring the emotional and affective geographies of being/becoming a mother. Within feminist Read the full article…

NWDTC ESRC PhD Human Geography CASE Studentship: Proximities of Care: Exploring the spatial relations of voluntary and technological support for those living with dementia

The University of Liverpool and North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC) invite invitations from suitably qualified students for the following fully funded ESRC CASE PhD studentship. This studentship is a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster and PSS. The overall aim of this studentship is to explore the spatial interrelations of care in Read the full article…

Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research (CfP session at the RGS 2014 Conference, London 26-29 August 2014)

Royal Geographic Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference Geographies of co-production London, Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 August 2014 Call for Papers for a session entitled: Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research Session Sponsor: Geography of Health Research Group This session will bring together researchers who are exploring the links between Read the full article…

Risk in Health and Social Care: Politics, Theory and Practices (CfP, BSA Study Day, 28 Feb 2014)

Risk and Society Study Group Event Friday 28 February 2014, British Sociological Association London Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf CALL FOR PAPERS Risk in Health and Social Care: Politics, Theory and Practices This study day will offer an opportunity for participants to focus on themes relating to risk in the broad field of health and social Read the full article…

Sex, gender, sexualities, sexual health; dance & social science: An Invitation to Collaborate

Simon Forrest, Senior Teaching Fellow in the School of Medicine, Pharmacy & Health writes: This is an invitation to join in a collaboration with the dance company State of Emergency  in the development of new performance piece, Per:mission, focusing on issues around sex, gender, sexualities and sexual health and targeted at young people. The interface Read the full article…

Ordinary Wars: Transition, Weddings, Wives, Choreography and Research

Elizabeth Sharp, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, writes: In November 2012, I had the pleasure of participating in the Times of Transition Workshop, sponsored by the Centre for Medical Humanities and the Institute of Advanced Study. I spoke about timing Read the full article…