Monthly Archives: March 2011

Martyn Evans’ New Zealand Travelogue – Part 3

Thursday 31st March. Everyone is familiar with the grandiose in New Zealand’s landscapes – they deservedly enjoy the biggest starring role in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. But just as striking are New Zealand’s miniatures, particularly the soft … Continue reading

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Martyn Evans’ New Zealand Travelogue – Part 2

Tuesday 29th March. A regular work-day begins. At breakfast, the regional daily, the Otago Daily Times, has the kind of front page headline that can shock only in a small town: ‘Log trailer overturns: resident “pretty worked up”‘. Boundless joy. … Continue reading

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Invitation to the Launch of Durham University Oriental Museum’s “Illness and Medicine” Exhibition

Durham University Oriental Museum invites readers of the Medical Humanities blog to the launch of: Illness and Medicine Saturday 16 April 2011, 6-8pm A pioneering exhibition designed by young people, aged 16-18, charting the treatment of illness around the world. … Continue reading

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International Summer School in Affective Sciences August 2011 – Applications Now Open

In 2009, the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences launched its International Summer School in Affective Sciences (ISSAS). The third of these annual events will take place from August 22nd to 31st 2011 at the Château de Bossey, an 18th-century manor … Continue reading

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Martyn Evans’ New Zealand Travelogue – Part 1

First thoughts are penned in the airy, informal departure gate at Hong Kong airport while I wait to re-board the plane for the long second leg to Auckland. I’ve already been travelling for nineteen hours and there are about as … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “The Phenomenology of Depression: A Workshop”

Emotional Experience in Depression: A Philosophical Study is a three-year AHRC-DFG funded project lead by Matthew Ratcliffe and Achim Stephan. Its aim, quite simply, is “to provide the first ever detailed, systematic philosophical study of the nature and role of … Continue reading

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9 Postdoctoral positions with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions in collaboration with The University of Western Australia, The University of Adelaide, The University of Melbourne, The University of Sydney and The University of Queensland, seeks to … Continue reading

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