Call for Papers: Access and Social Justice

The Covid-19 pandemic has stripped away comfortable illusions, has exposed how fragile our medical, governmental, and social health care systems, and has shed additional light on deeply problematic inequalities in the distribution and allocation of care. We mustn’t return to normal; normal was not good enough. For this reason, we are continuing this year in […]

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Call for Abstracts (Issue 11: Summer 2021): Illness, Narrated

Guest Editors: Silvia Boide, Benjamin Brendel, Maaike Hommes and Melanie Kreitler In response to debates considering the relationship between illness and narrative, and the extent to which these concepts can be seen as mutually constitutive, this issue of On_Culture seeks to gather new approaches and critical perspectives to the intricate relationship between narrative and illness. We welcome […]

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The 3rd The Doctor as a Humanist International Symposium

Cfp by Gonzalo Galvez (Autonomous Madrid), Jonathan McFarland (Sechenov University, Russia) Do you consider that the humanities can transform medicine, healthcare and society in the 21st Century ? Then we definitely need you to become a part of the Doctor as a Humanist, which will be celebrating its 3rd Symposium. We are an association that […]

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Call for Papers: The First Healthcare Communications in the Middle East Conference

The first Healthcare Communications in the Middle East conference is taking place at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar, in Doha, Qatar, on March 27-28, 2020. Qualitative and quantitative research papers, case studies, country reports, full sessions, thought papers, and theoretical discussions are requested on the following topics: Breaking bad news to patients Language issues or […]

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Pain Medicine Special Interdisciplinary Issue

Call for Papers Pain Medicine is planning an interdisciplinary Special Issue on meaning in the context of pain. Guest editors are Dr Simon van Rysewyk, Dr John Quintner and Prof Milton Cohen. Special Issue Themes and Sub-Themes Including, but not restricted to, the following: Common experiential meanings of pain in different contexts Chronic non-cancer pain […]

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The Politics of Health Conference

The Politics of Health 2020 International Health Humanities Consortium Conference Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN March 26-28, 2020 Conference Chair: Jonathan M. Metzl Conference Co-Chair: Manisha Mishra Call-for-papers now open! Click here for more information: 2020 HHC CFP To submit a proposal, please click here: abstract submission form. Deadline to submit abstract proposals is September 27, […]

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The 2nd The Doctor as a Humanist Symposium

Jonathan McFarland (Sechenov University) and Irina Markovina (Sechenov University). In October 2017 the 1st The Doctor as a Humanist symposium took place in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. At the symposium we posed the questions, “Can the Humanities transform 21st Century Medicine?” The end of the first symposium in Spain was closed with the words, “Thanks […]

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