Reviewer needed: ‘The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities’ edited by Anne Whitehead and Angela Woods

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to offer ‘The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities‘ edited by Anne Whitehead and Angela Woods with Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, and Jennifer Richards (Edinburgh University Press, 2016) for review. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. A field-defining collection of original critical engagements at Read the full article…

PhD studentship: ‘Changing Cultures in Health and Medicine’ (Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Liverpool)

The University of Liverpool is seeking applications for a fully funded PhD studentship in the Medical Humanities and Social Sciences to be associated with the Centre for Health, Arts and Science (CHARTS). Alongside PhD research, the successful candidate will play a role in raising the profile of research in this area, including developing the web Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences’ by Felicity Callard and Des Fitzgerald

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences‘ by Felicity Callard and Des Fitzgerald (Palgrave, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. This book offers a provocative account of interdisciplinary research across the neurosciences, social sciences and humanities. Setting itself against standard accounts of interdisciplinary ‘integration,’ Read the full article…

“Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences”: Open Access Book by Felicity Callard and Des Fitzgerald published today

Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences, co-authored by Felicity Callard (member of Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH) and Department of Geography) and Des Fitzgerald (Lecturer in Sociology, Cardiff University; the book was written while Des was an affiliate of the Centre for Medical Humanities) offers a provocative account of interdisciplinary research across Read the full article…

Wellcome Trust Humanities and Social Science applicants’ workshop (Insight Institute Glasgow, 24 April, 2015)

If you, or any of your colleagues, are thinking of applying to the Wellcome Trust for funding in either its Humanities or Social Science streams, you may be interested in attending our applicants’ workshop.The workshop will be convened by Daniel O’Connor, Head of Medical Humanities at the Wellcome Trust, and will take place as follows: Read the full article…

“Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South” (CFP, Workshop, London, 2–3 October 2015)

Call for Papers Workshop on the Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South, King’s College London and Queen Mary University of London, 2 and 3 October 2015 Over the last ten years, there has been mounting alarm about the growing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) epidemic in the global South and the health and economic burden Read the full article…

Taking ‘Turns’: Material, Affective and Sensory ‘Turns’ in the Academy (Workshop, University of Manchester, 3 July 2014)

Taking ‘Turns’: Material, Affective and Sensory ‘Turns’ in the Academy Workshop 3 July 2014 School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester Free one-day regional networking event for researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities Sponsored by the British Academy and hosted by Sociology at the University of Manchester. Full details are available here. Recent ‘turns’ Read the full article…

Are you Interested in Undertaking Postdoctoral Research at the Centre for Medical Humanities?

The Centre for Medical Humanities would like to advise eligible researchers of funding schemes to support postdoctoral work in medical humanities. Please see below for details of the fellowships available and for information on how to apply. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Centre Co-Director Professor Jane Macnaughton to discuss research proposals in the Read the full article…

Jane Macnaughton – ‘Scaling Up’ (Podcast from the Asssociation of Medical Humanities conference, 2013)

In this audio recording you will hear Jane Macnaughton give her keynote address at the Annual Association of Medical Humanities conference, held at the University of Aberdeen. If you have not yet read Will Viney’s review of the conference, this can be found here; it will give you a wider sense of conference’s ambitions and Read the full article…