Monthly Archives: June 2011

Critical Mass Arts in Health Gathering – images of some initial thoughts

It’s day one of the Arts in Health Critical Mass meeting in Durham. Ideas are fizzing, energy is circulating, and there is a growing sense that clear plans for action are brewing. Here are just a few of the thoughts … Continue reading

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How do we better understand, and change, people’s behaviour in relation to symptoms?” Report on a Symposium

CMH Affiliate and coordinator of the Durham Qualitative Health Research Group Sally Brown writes: On Thursday afternoon, the first half-day workshop organised by the Qualitative Health Research Group and the Evaluation, Research and Development Unit took place, on the topic  … Continue reading

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A Great Week for Medical Humanities Networking

On the train on the way back from a joint research meeting at Kings College’s Centre for the Humanities and Health, it was great to see Gavin Miller posting about the first meeting of the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland.  … Continue reading

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Physicians of the Soul: Between Psychotherapy & Spirituality – Conference at Trinity College Oxford, 2-4 September 2011

Physicians of the Soul: Between Psychotherapy & Spirituality September 2-4 2011 Trinity College, University of Oxford This conference explores the various forms of inter-face between psychotherapy, counselling, psychiatry, pastoral care, theology, spirituality, and philosophy. Papers will examine the notion of … Continue reading

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First Event in Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland

The Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland is an initiative supported by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The MHRNS aims to enable greater and more sustained collaborative research within Scotland in the medical humanities. The first research workshop in the series … Continue reading

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Joint King’s-Durham Medical Humanities Research Day, June 21 King’s College London

Researchers from the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham are delighted to be visiting the Centre for the Humanities and Health at King’s College London for a joint research day on June 21 2011. Details of the programme appear in … Continue reading

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CFP: Graphic Medicine: Visualising the Stigma of Illness, 17 November 2011

Graphic Medicine: Visualizing the Stigma of Illness 17th November Leeds Art Gallery This one-day interdisciplinary conference aims to explore medical narrative in graphic novels and comics with an emphasis on the stigma of illness, disease or disability, both physical and … Continue reading

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