Illness, Narrative, and Phenomenology

CALL FOR PAPERS AND WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT 

ILLNESS, NARRATIVE, AND PHENOMENOLOGY 

 

Tuesday 9 July 2013

Faculty of Arts & Institute for Advanced Studies

University of Bristol

Keynote speaker: Prof Brian Hurwitz (King’s College London)


This one-day workshop will inaugurate the Medical Humanities research cluster at the University of Bristol. We welcome papers on any area of illness narrative, phenomenology of illness, narrative medicine, and phenomenology of health from a variety of disciplinary approaches, including (but not restricted to) literature, philosophy, medicine, psychology, arts & health, death studies, medical anthropology, health research, and medical education. We welcome submissions from practitioners and researchers in any domain of health research and practice.

Please send a 400-word abstract by June 17, 2013 to both organizers:

Dr Havi Carel (Philosophy) – havi.carel@bristol.ac.uk

Dr Ulrika Maude (English) – ulrika.maude@bristol.ac.uk.

Decisions will be announced by 20th June, 2013.

 

The workshop is free and all are welcome. To register please email the organizers.

 

Workshop venue:

Verdon-Smith Room

Institute for Advanced Studies

Royal Fort House

University of Bristol

Bristol BS8 1UJ

 

We thank the University of Bristol’s Faculty of Arts and Institute for Advanced Studies for supporting the workshop.

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