Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tilery Lanterns

Days Six and Seven Saturday’s community-run workshop went very well. A lot of folk came along. Over eighty were given a lunch of home made stew(corned beef or vegetable) with a crusty roll and a host of new lanterns were … Continue reading

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Privatising Values

Stephen Pattison, Professor of Religion, Ethics and Practice at the University of Birmingham, and former Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Medical Humanities, offers the following observations on the current proposed NHS reforms: I’ve just returned from a well known, … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2011

Day Five Everyone pulled together last night to prepare for today. Nine University students, parents, Gilly and I finished making four large frames, each the size of a trestle table. Year 6 work in groups of 6-8 to decorate the … Continue reading

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The Hospital as Jungle : Tiger Country by Nina Raine at the Hampstead Theatre

Jane Macnaughton reviews Tiger Country: At the opening of Nina Raine’s new play about life in an acute hospital, Emily, the new junior doctor in A&E appears with a copy of the Oxford Handbook of Medicine stuffed in the pocket … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2011

Day Four There is to be an open lantern workshop on Saturday, from 10.00am until 3.00pm. Gilly and I aren’t going to be there. It is an opportunity to hand over the reins to the core group, with the support … Continue reading

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Aesthetics of Touch and the Medical Humanities

“Literature Between Medicine and Religion: Herder’s Aesthetics of Touch and the Emerging Field of Medical Humanities,” by CMH researcher Michael Mack, has recently been published in volume 94 of Neophilologus. The abstract reads as follows: “This article uses a reading … Continue reading

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Clive Parkinson Seminar 16 February

The Centre for Medical Humanities presents the first research seminar of 2011: The Brightly Coloured Bell Jar Clive Parkinson, Director of Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University 5:15pm to 7:00pm, 16 February 2011, Birley Room, Hatfield College Doctors in … Continue reading

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