Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (Workshop, York, 22 September 2016)

Registration is open for the final workshop in the current series organised by the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, at York Medical Society on 22 September 2016. Supported by the Wellcome Trust, the workshops are a showcase of work in progress designed to help build connections and foster collaborations among medical humanities researchers, health professionals, artists and advocates. Read the full article…

Only a few places left: Narrative Medicine (Workshop, Germany, June 2016)

Post by Anita Wohlmann from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, will host a three-day workshop (June 17-19, 2016) on “Narrative Medicine” with faculty from the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. The workshop will be based on Rita Charon’s concept of Narrative Medicine. Alternating between plenary lectures and small-group seminars, Read the full article…

Narrative Medicine (Workshop, Germany, 17-19 June 2016)

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, will host a three-day workshop (June 17-19, 2016) on “Narrative Medicine” with faculty from the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. The workshop will be based on Rita Charon’s concept of Narrative Medicine. Alternating between plenary lectures and small-group seminars, the faculty will engage participants with close reading, writing Read the full article…

Artists’ Books and the Medical Humanities (Symposium, exhibition and workshop, Canterbury, April 2016)

Post provided by Dr Stella Bolaki: Artists’ Books and the Medical Humanities An interdisciplinary symposium and workshop, accompanied by Prescriptions: an exhibition of artists’ books by Martha A. Hall and other artists Artists’ Books and the Medical Humanities consists of an exhibition of artists’ books in the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, a symposium Read the full article…

The Emerging Humanities: Strategies for the Future (CHI Workshop, Durham, 22 June 2015)

Centre for Humanities Innovation Durham workshop: The Emerging Humanities: Strategies for the Future. Monday 22nd June 2015, IAS Seminar Room & Meeting Room The Durham Centre for Humanities Innovation (CHI) was founded to foster intellectual creativity in scholarship and research; and to encourage the creation of new ideas, concepts, mental schemes, and other products of Read the full article…

Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Ethics and Epistemology Workshop II (Workshop, University of Southampton, 13th April 2015)

In applied ethics, much has been written in relation to pregnancy – based either on a conception of pregnancy as the ‘hosting of a stranger’, or focusing on the rights of the foetus whilst disregarding that foetus’s existence as intertwined with that of its mother. Neither of these two approaches takes the unique physical, relation Read the full article…

Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (Workshop, University of Sheffield, 10th June 2015)

We are pleased to announce the draft schedule for the next Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research workshops. This workshop will be held at the University of Sheffield on Wednesday 10th June 2015 at Jessop West Exhibition Space. As always, the day promises a very exciting selection of panels and speakers and all members of Read the full article…

Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research workshops (Cfp, NNMHR University of Newcastle and Northumbria, 16 Jan 2015)

Following on from a fantastic session in Liverpool last month, we are pleased to announce that the preliminary schedule for the next in the series of Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research workshops has just been released. This workshop will take place on Friday 16th January 2015 at the University of Newcastle, and will be Read the full article…

DSM-5 & the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities (Workshop, Geneva, 7–8 July 2014)

DSM-5 & the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities Brocher foundation, Switzerland Organizer: Dr Matthew Smith, University of Strathclyde In May of 2013, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was published. Often referred to as the ‘Psychiatric Bible’, the DSM, published by the American Psychiatric Read the full article…

Psychedelics and Psychotherapy: A Historical Workshop (UCL, 26 July 2014)

Psychedelics and Psychotherapy: A Historical Workshop UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines 26th July 2014 While cultural histories of  psychedelics have become a popular industry, there has been comparatively little work done on the ways in which mind altering substances, such as LSD or psilocybin, have been used by psychiatrists, psychotherapists, and psychologists Read the full article…