Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pybus Seminar in the History of Medicine – Elena Carrera, ‘Madness and Passions in Early Modern Spain’ – Wednesday 4 May

PYBUS SEMINAR IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE Sponsored by the Northern Centre for the History of Medicine Supported by the Wellcome Trust ‘Madness and Passions in Early Modern Spain’ Dr Elena Carrera (Queen Mary, University of London) Wednesday 4th May … Continue reading

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“How do we better understand, and change, people’s behaviour in relation to symptoms?” – Qualitative Health Research Workshop June 23

How do we better understand, and change, people’s behaviour in relation to symptoms? Thursday 23rd June, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen’s Campus, Stockton The Durham Qualitative Health Research Group and ERDU present a half day workshop, comprising keynote speakers, break-out discussion … Continue reading

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Martyn Evans’ New Zealand Travelogue – Part 6, The Grand Finale

Saturday, April 16: This is my last, and perhaps briefest, entry for this trip – and, given the circumstances of its being drafted (on the long haul home) it will be rather late appearing on the CMH website. The place … Continue reading

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‘Rejecting Raging Hormones: The Socio-cultural Construction and Experience of Women’s Distress’ – Jane Ussher and Janette Perz Seminar Wednesday 18 May

The Durham Gender and Sexuality Research Network present: A seminar by Professor Jane Ussher and Associate Professor Janette Perz (University of Western Sydney) ‘Rejecting Raging Hormones: The Socio-cultural Construction and Experience of Women’s Distress’ Wednesday 18 May, 3-6pm Birley Room, … Continue reading

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Review of a conference to mark the centenary of Daniel Paul Schreber’s Death

I was lucky enough to attend an extraordinary conference over the break entitled: “Daniel Paul Schreber centenary – 200 years of Sonnenstein: The Modern Experience and the Performance of Paranoia.” The full report appears here on H-Madness, the history of … Continue reading

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Late reflections on Exeter’s one day conference ‘From the Cradle to the Grave: Reciprocity and Exchange in the making of Medicine and the Modern Arts’

With a week’s reflection under my belt I think the time has come for sharing perspectives. Sarah Atkinson has given a useful overview of the event and some of her highlights, and I’d like to lay out six of the … Continue reading

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‘A Willfulness Archive’: Sara Ahmed Seminar Wednesday 11 May

 The Centre for Medical Humanities and the Department of Geography present Professor Sara Ahmed, Goldsmiths A Willfulness Archive Wednesday 11 May, 2pm – 5pm Room W007, Main Geography Building A willfulness archive is what we assemble when we ‘follow willfulness … Continue reading

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