Call for Papers

Illness Narratives, Networked Subjects, and Intimate Publics (CfP, deadline 30 November 2016)

You are invited to submit essays to a a peer-reviewed, themed section of Catalyst on the topic of ‘Illness Narratives, Networked Subjects, and Intimate Publics,’ edited by Tamara Kneese and Beza Merid Illness, injury, dying, and death have been recent sites of scholarly investigation in fields like feminist critical theory, Read more…

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Book Review

‘Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on Human-Technology Relations’ reviewed by Dr Megan Wainwright

‘Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on Human-Technology Relations’ edited by Robert Rosenberger & Peter-Paul Verbeek (Lexington Books, 2015). Postphenomenology is a philosophical approach, consisting of a set of ‘tools’ and theories for thinking about human-technology relations. It represents an intermeshing of phenomenology and American pragmatism. First developed by philosopher Don Ihde, it is now a well-established Read more…

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Announcements

Introducing ‘Commonplaces’ – Somatosphere’s New Archive of Classical & Contemporary Sites in Medicine and Science

Somatosphere and the Science, Technology, and Medicine Interest Group of the SMA are pleased to present a new online project — “Commonplaces,” developed and curated by Tomas Matza and Harris Solomon. “Commonplaces” will draw together a series of short entries (approximately 500-1000 words) from scholars on the classical and contemporary sites in medicine and science. Think: Read more…

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Call for Papers

Neural Initiatives: Neuropolitics, technoscience, and the dynamic brain (CFP, Postgraduate Conference, Urbana-Champaign, 21-23 February 2014)

Neural Initiatives: Neuropolitics, technoscience, and the dynamic brain The INTERSECT Network for Neuro-Cultures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to invite presentation proposals for its Spring 2014 Graduate Student Conference, to take place on February 21st-23rd, 2014. The conference theme is “Neural Initiatives: Neuropolitics, Technoscience, and the Dynamic Brain,” and Read more…

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Funding Opportunity

Making Genomic Medicine – Three Postdoctoral Research Positions at Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint three postdoctoral Research Fellows to work in the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies subject group, on a four-year Wellcome Trust-funded project entitled “Making Genomic Medicine”.  Under the leadership of Dr Steve Sturdy, the project will examine the historical development of three key areas Read more…

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Participation

Communicating Medical Materialities (Call for Participants, Workshop, Copenhagen, March 2013)

  Workshop on communicating medical materialities, 8-9 March 2013 Medical Museion, Copenhagen On the 8th-9th of march 2013, Medical Museion will host a workshop entitled ‘It’s Not What You Think – Communicating Medical Materialities’. The workshop builds from a central concern with materiality, asking what can be communicated about and Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities