Conference Review

On Knowledge in the Medical Humanities: Reflections from the Association of Medical Humanities Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria (27-29 June, 2018)

Maryam Golafshani writes: Last week I attended the Association of Medical Humanities’ annual conference. The conference was hosted at the Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria with the theme of ‘Shadows and Ashes’ derived from the Roman poet Horace’s famous description of humans as ‘pulvis et umbra sumus’. The conference opened Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Seminars and Lectures

‘Visions, voices, dissociated parts and child sexual abuse: From living life in crisis to moving on to recovery’ (Public Talk, Durham University, 24 February 2016

The next meeting of the Joint Special Interest Group in Psychosis (JSIGP), featuring a presentation by Dr Sam Warner (Salford University) on ‘Visions, voices, dissociated parts and child sexual abuse: From living life in crisis to moving on to recovery’ will be held on Wednesday 24 February 2016 from 5.30 – 7 pm in Kenworthy Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Call for Papers

Voices of Madness, Voices of Mental ill-health (CfP, Centre for Health Histories, University of Huddersfield, 15th- 16th Sept 2016)

In the thirty years since Roy Porter called on historians to lower their gaze so that they might better understand patient-doctor roles in the past, historians have sought to place the voices of previously, silent, marginalised and disenfranchised individuals at the heart of their analyses. Contemporaneously, the development of service Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Call for Papers

Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages (CfP, Conference, 11-12 Sept 2015, Oxford)

Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages 11-12 September 2015 St Anne’s College, Oxford University Words, whether in poetry or prose, have a power beyond their meaning. They are capable not simply of expression but also of action; they can hurt or they can heal. Throughout Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Seminars and Lectures

The Vox Lab Conversations

Bodily Voices Tuesday 24 April 2012, 6.30-7.30 pm The Court Room, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Have you ever formed an image of someone you’ve heard on the radio, and then been surprised when you saw what they actually looked like? Why do we notice other people’s accents, Read more…

By medh, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities