Ayesha Ahmad: Seminar Details – The Role of Non-medical Professions in the Health Humanities: A Roundtab

The Role of Non-medical Professions in the Health Humanities: A Roundtable Discussion King’s College London, Council Room June 12, 2012 18:00-19:30 Hosted by Dr. Jessica Howell and Rachael Renaud for the ‘Re-reading Nursing’ Research Group Professor Brian Hurwitz, Professor Anne Marie Rafferty and Dr. Angela Woods […]

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Ayesha Ahmad: CFP: Comics and Medicine: Navigating the Margins, 22-24 July 2012, Toronto, Canada

The third international interdisciplinary conference* on comics and medicine will continue to explore the intersection of sequential visual arts and medicine. This year we will highlight perspectives that are often under-represented in graphic narratives, such as depictions of the Outsider or Other in the context of issues such as barriers to healthcare, the stigma of […]

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Ayesha Ahmad: Dr Sam Alberti – Centre for Humanities and Health Seminar, Kings College, London

The next Centre for Humanities and Health seminar will take place on 7th March, 6pm in K0.31 (the Small Committee Room on the Strand Campus) Dr Sam Alberti of the Royal College of Surgeons of England will present a talk entitled ‘The past, present and future of medical museums’ All are welcome and there is […]

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Ayesha Ahmad: Medical Humanities Consortium (MHC) 10th Annual Meeting

The 10th Annual Meeting for the Medical Humanities Consortium (MHC) ‘Hospitals, Healthcare, and the Medical Humanities’ has been scheduled for May 15th-16th 2012 and will be held at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. There is still time to submit a proposal – deadline is December 20, 2012: […]

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James Poskett: Material and visual culture of conferences

Conferences can be somewhat dry affairs. Papers delivered as long droning monologues are liable to send even the most hardened academics into a dreary stupor. The more enticing discussions can also take their toll as the days wear on, debate often returning to ancient disputes. So what better way to break up the day and […]

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Ayesha Ahmad: ‘Looking and Healing Seminar’: King’s College London

Highly recommended is a forthcoming seminar to be held at the Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London by Dr Matha Fleming. Dr Fleming is a museum professional and academic working in the interdisciplinary nexus between the sciences, the humanities and the fine arts: her work over several decades has forged innovative and productive […]

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Lucy McLellan: Conference Report-Medicine Unboxed: Values in Medicine

Medicine Unboxed is an annual one-day conference which brings together an inspirational blend of expertise in health care, philosophy, ethics, law, sociology, politics, art, film, and literature. The aim of the this year’s conference, held in October,  was to explore medicine’s values through the lens of the arts and humanities; considering medical practice and policy […]

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