The Ontology of Emotions (Workshop, Geneva, April 2013)

thumos, the Genevan research group on norms, values and emotions is pleased to announce an international workshop on: THE ONTOLOGY OF EMOTIONS, Geneva, 26th-27th April 2013 Confirmed speakers: MGF Martin, Matthew Soteriou, David Pineda, Joachim Schulte, Clare Mac Cumhaill, Edoardo Zamuner, Agnes Moors and Hitchem Naar. Motivation: It is quite natural to think that the Read the full article…

Disability, mental capacity, medical humanities & the law

Next week, I will be co-running — with Jillian Craigie and Oliver Lewis — the first of two workshops that comprise a collaboration between the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University with the Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health (UCL) and the international human rights NGO The Mental Disability Advocacy Center (MDAC). The closed workshops bring the medical Read the full article…

Memory & Time Research Symposium & Postgraduate Workshop (Symposium, Durham, 9-10 November 2012)

Memory and Time research symposium and postgraduate workshop Research symposium 10th November 2012 Senate Room, Durham Castle This interdisciplinary symposium will showcase new research focusing on questions of memory and time, in line with Durham University’s IAS theme. The event will bring together Durham academics and IAS fellows from English, History, Classics, Music, Psychology and Read the full article…

Communicating Medical Materialities (Call for Participants, Workshop, Copenhagen, March 2013)

  Workshop on communicating medical materialities, 8-9 March 2013 Medical Museion, Copenhagen On the 8th-9th of march 2013, Medical Museion will host a workshop entitled ‘It’s Not What You Think – Communicating Medical Materialities’. The workshop builds from a central concern with materiality, asking what can be communicated about and through it. The workshop will Read the full article…

‘Challenging embodied perceptions: Anthropology in practice’ led by Radharani Pernarcic (Workshop, Durham, 30 April – 1 May)

The Public culture research group in the Department of Anthropology, is hosting a workshop on embodiment entitled: ‘Challenging embodied perceptions: Anthropology in practice’, led by Radharani Pernarcic, of the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Ljubljana. Taking place over 2 days (Monday 30th April & Tuesday 1st May) between 10am and Read the full article…

Tilery Lanterns – That Friday Feeling

Tonight’s post is from Tilery residents Corrie, Janette and Zana. They’ve been involved in every lanterns event and are stalwarts of the workshops – making and helping others to make. It includes contributions from other workshop participants. I woke up singing ‘Glory Hallelujah’ this morning! – Janette We’ve had a very very busy day today, Read the full article…