Monthly Archives: November 2010

Wondering about Wonder (…in medicine, health and flourishing…)

The idea of Wonder might seem too grand to be approachable, and too ambitious to be manageable. Nonetheless – like laughter, music, intimacy, high endeavour and so forth – it seems also to play a part in what makes lives … Continue reading

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Call for material – National Arts and Public Health Library

The National Arts and Public Health Library (NA&PHL) is a new development from the University of Salford. Supported by the Royal Society for Public Health, it is hoped that this will be a valuable contribution to furthering the work and … Continue reading

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Seminar on Feminist and Disability Theories

Theoretical Topographies of Physical Disability: Feminist and Disability Theories Dr Minae Inahara, University of Hull Wednesday 8th December 2010, 2-4pm Room 010, Geography Department This seminar has unfortunately been postponed. Organisers are working on rescheduling this seminar in the new … Continue reading

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Mike and Mary Down Under – The Final Episode

On Wednesday evening, we had dinner with Pam Martin and her partner Paul. Pam was the director of Children’s Fund Kirklees, the initial funders of Roots and Wings. They emigrated to Australia a couple of years ago. Pam is now … Continue reading

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CFP: Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine

Call for Proposals Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine May 18-21, 2011 Uppsala, Sweden Phenomenology and much feminist theory and philosophy investigate lived experiences and affirm the role of embodiment for human meaning-making. Furthermore, both unveil and scrutinize taken-for-granted and in this … Continue reading

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Mike and Mary Down Under 2

The story continues… After a lost weekend of local tourism and farewells to our conference chums, we headed south to Tasmania on Monday November 22nd. We arrived in Hobart accompanied by the strange sounds of unidentifiable birds. Our host, Jacquie … Continue reading

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Mike and Mary Down Under

The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, Melbourne 2010 2nd Annual International Arts and Health Conference 16 – 19 November 2010 Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, presented best practice and … Continue reading

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