Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘African Asylum at a Crossroads: Activism, Expert Testimony, and Refugee Rights’ edited by Iris Berger et al

We are pleased to offer for review ‘African Asylum at a Crossroads: Activism, Expert Testimony, and Refugee Rights‘ edited by Iris Berger, Tricia Redeker Hepner, Benjamin N. Lawrance, Joanna T. Tague, and Meredith Terretta  (Ohio University Press, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. African Asylum at Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Traumatextualities: Trauma in the clinical, arts and humanities contexts (3rd IHH Conference, Nottingham University, 5-7 September 2014)

3rd International Health Humanities Network Conference Traumatextualities: Trauma in the clinical, arts and humanities contexts 5th – 7th September 2014, University of Nottingham Following the huge success of the 2010 and 2012 IHHN conferences in Nottingham and New Jersey (USA), Nottingham Health Humanities and the ICSPCRR (International Consortium for the Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Testimony Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement (CfP, Conference, Oxford, 29-31 July 2014)

Testimony Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Tuesday 29th July  – Thursday 31st July 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford   This inaugural conference aims to examine the evolving genres and emerging contexts of testimonial production Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, and Engagement. Broadly understood, testimony is an autobiographical narrative that presents evidence of first-person Read more…

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Call for Papers

Trauma: Theory and Practice (3rd Global Conference) (CfP, Conference, Lisbon, 19-22 March 2013)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding individual and collective trauma  in terms of practice, theory and lived reality. Trauma studies has emerged from its foundation in psychoanalysis to be a dominant methodology for understanding contemporary events and our reactions to them. Critics have argued Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities