‘Breathing in context: historical and cross-cultural perspectives on breath’ (Symposium, Durham University, 8-9 March 2016)

Tue 8 March @ 11:00 am – Wed 9 March @ 4:00 pm Joachim Room, College of St Hild & St Bede, Durham Breath, a physiological universal, is uniquely both an automatic and controllable process at different times; it is also a subjective experience, an elaborated technique, and a fundamental part of knowledge systems and world Read the full article…

‘‘Post-AIDS’ and Global Health Discourses (Symposium, University of Leeds, 27 February 2015)

Interdisciplinary Perspectives’ Symposium: a Medical Humanities symposium supported by the Wellcome Trust Symposium overview: Ideas of a ‘post-AIDS’ future have gained momentum in the global north despite the continuing effects of HIV/AIDS in the global south in particular. While assessing the ways in which ‘post-AIDS’ is being interpreted across a range of disciplinary and global Read the full article…

Emotion, Embodiment and Death (Symposium, Queen Mary, University of London, 2-3 June 2014)

Emotion, Embodiment and Death Symposium 2-3 June 2014 Centre for the History of the Emotions: Queen Mary University of London The symposium is free to attend, but space is limited, so please register by e-mailing e.carrera@qmul.ac.uk, specifying whether you wish to attend Day One, Day Two, or both. Organizer: Elena Carrera Day One – 2 Read the full article…

Medical Confidentiality and Privacy: Past, present and Future (Symposium, Glasgow, 25-26 April 2014)

Medical Confidentiality and Privacy: Past, present and Future 25th & 26th April 2014 The University of Glasgow This 2-day event will encourage participants, from around the UK and abroad, to consider a range of perspectives on medical confidentiality and privacy. It has been designed to enhance understanding of contemporary areas of concern and debate, and of Read the full article…

Men’s Health, Masculinities, Work and Wellbeing (Symposium, 19 March, Durham)

Men’s Health, Masculinities, Work and Wellbeing 19th March 2014 9:30 to 17:00, Trevelyan College, Durham Keynote Speaker : Professor John Oliffe. This symposium will bring together a wealth of current research from leading academics in the field of men’s health, as well as considering the future of men’s health research. Recession, industrial decline and job Read the full article…