Psychosis and the Arts: Conference

Psychosis and the Arts – Thursday 27th March, 2014 Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA Speakers include: Bobby Baker, Martin Gayford, David Bell, Wiebke Trunk, Nanna Luth & Meg Harris-Williams. About the Conference: The use of the arts in personalised recovery journeys, as well as in psychological treatment […]

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Troubling Narratives: Identity Matters – Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

First Call for Papers ‘Troubling Narratives: Identity Matters’ The Institute for Research in Citizenship and Applied Human Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Thursday 19th and Friday 20th of June 2014.  Confirmed keynote speakers for the conference are: Ann Phoenix, University of London Ken Plummer, University of Essex This conference builds on the University of Huddersfield’s long […]

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Call for Papers: Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, ca. 1660-1832

An International Interdisciplinary Conference Newcastle and Northumbria Universities 3rd – 5th July 2014   Keynote speakers include: Professor Helen Deutsch, ‘Diseases of Writing’ University of California, Los Angeles Author of Resemblance and Disgrace: Alexander Pope and the Deformation of Culture   Dr David Shuttleton, ‘The Fashioning of Fashionable Diseases in the Eighteenth Century’ University of Glasgow Author of Smallpox […]

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Global Medical Humanities, Association for Medical Humanities Conference.

There has been continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities but only recently have questions been raised about the content and aims of the field in a global context. For example, in December 2011, Claire Hooker and Estelle Noonan published a paper entitled ‘Medical Humanities as Expressive of Western Culture’ […]

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Ethics Under Cover: Comics, Medicine, and Society

Ethics Under Cover: Comics, Medicine and Society 5th-7th July 2013 Brighton and Sussex Medical School Brighton and Sussex Medical School in collaboration with Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust and Graphic Medicine invites papers for the fourth international conference on Comics and Medicine. Previous meetings have been held in London, Chicago and Toronto (more information atwww.graphicmedicine.org). […]

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Ayesha Ahmad: Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine Competition

The Hippocrates Initiative began in 2009 as the Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine for an unpublished poem on a medical subject. The Hippocrates Initiative now also includes an annual international symposia at which the Hippocrates awards are presented, an international research forum for poetry and medicine and The Hippocrates Press. […]

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