The Wakley Prize (competition, The Lancet, 2016)

The Lancet invites you to take a little time away from preparing for your clinical work, research, medical studies, consultations, or grant proposal and instead write an essay about what most concerns you in health care. The Wakley Prize is The Lancet’s annual essay competition. The prize will be awarded to the best essay on Read the full article…

Medical Humanities Writers needed (Call for reviewers/writers)

The medical humanities website Medhum Fiction | Daily Dose is a combined blog that promotes the medical humanities and intersections between self and story. Our mission is to promote authors (fiction and non-fiction) and share perspectives about narrative, medicine, history, anthropology and sociology across cultures and disciplines. We seek to engage those working at the intersection, Read the full article…

Shame & The Act of Writing (CFP, Conference, Warwick, 19 September 2014)

Shame and the Act of Writing Friday 19th September, University of Warwick Abstract deadline: 23rd June 2014   Confirmed Speakers: Geoffrey Gilbert (Comparative Literature and English, The American University of Paris) Denise Riley (School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing, University of East Anglia) Charles Turner (Sociology, University of Warwick)   This one day symposium brings together scholars Read the full article…

Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize (including Medical Humanities, History and Ethics) Now Open

The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2013 has just been launched. The Trust is looking for short articles that address any area of science and would be suitable for publication in the ‘Guardian’ or the ‘Observer’ in print and online. Writers must demonstrate that they have thought about and understood their audience and can bring Read the full article…

‘Overwriting the Body: Saint-Exupery, Merleau-Ponty, Nancy’ Dr Eran Dorfman (Public Lecture, Bristol, 7 June 2012)

Royal Institute of Philosophy & UWE Applied Philosophy Research Group presents: Dr Eran Dorfman (Free University, Berlin) ‘Overwriting the Body: Saint-Exupery, Merleau-Ponty, Nancy’ Date: Thursday 07 June 2012 Venue: Goldbrick House, 69 Park Street, Bristol Time: 19:00-20:30 Cost: Free Register via email to Havi Carel Dr Dorfman will examine two limit-cases in which the body Read the full article…