Augmented Selves: Disability, Care and the Posthuman (Workshop, Leeds, 13 June 2017)

An afternoon workshop Tuesday June 13th, 12-5pm, Alumni Room, School of English, University of Leeds Join the Augmenting the Body project team for our final event of the 2016-2017 academic year: a half-day workshop featuring papers on microchimerism and temporality, transplantation and disability, psychostimulants and work. Programme: 12 noon-1pm: Lunch 1-2pm: Margrit Shildrick 2.15-3.45pm: Panel with Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘The Right to Bodily Integrity’ edited by A. M. Viens

The Centre for Medical Humanities has been granted a review copy of ‘The Right to Bodily Integrity‘ edited by A. M. Viens (Ashgate, 2014). We are seeking an experienced and thorough reviewer to scrutinise the range of issues presented in this reference book, and it may be particularly well suited to academics with an interest in medical Read the full article…

‘The Alienation of Teeth’ – A Guest Post by Paul Craddock

Two years ago, I produced this film to complement the first chapter of my then infant Ph.D. on pre-20th century transplant surgery.  I and Jonathan Law, a fellow London Consortium student, visited the British Dental Association Museum and the Hunterian Museum. For this blog post I consider the salience of teeth and the ways in Read the full article…

London Interdisciplinary Discussion Group: Transplantation (25 June, King’s College London)

London Interdisciplinary Discussion Group Transplantation 25th June 2012, 5-7pm K3.11 Raked Lecture Theatre, King’s College London, Strand. At our next meeting we will be discussing transplantation. Our speakers will be Paul Craddock, Adam Ferner and Refik Gökmen. As usual, their presentations will be followed by an hour of general discussion. All three speakers will be Read the full article…