Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Foetus Goes Public – Images of the Unborn from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-First Century – Exhibition at Durham University’s Queen’s Campus

The Foetus Goes Public: Images of the Unborn from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-First Century An exhibition of the history of the public images of embryos and foetuses will take place in the Holliday Building at Durham University’s Queen’s … Continue reading

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The Smoking Interest Group Lights Up

The Smoking Interest Group (SIG), a collaboration between Durham University’s CMH and Affiliates in the Medical Anthropology Research Group, had its first public outing at a one day symposium supported by the Wolfson Research Institute and held at the Dowrick … Continue reading

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Centre for Medical Humanities Postgraduate Group – First Meeting 13 October 2011

We are a group of postgraduate students working in various disciplines and on a wide variety of topics and will be meeting on a regular basis (once every month or two) to discuss different medical humanities related themes and events. … Continue reading

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The Sublime Object of Psychiatry: Schizophrenia in Clinical and Cultural Theory

As the editor of this bog, I am going to do what it is I am always encouraging my colleagues in the Centre for Medical Humanities, and indeed the medical and health humanities community more broadly, to do, and that … Continue reading

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Human bodies: donation for medicine and research, Launch Seminar, Tuesday 11 October

Human bodies: donation for medicine and research Tuesday 11 October 2011, 14:00-17:00 (lunch from 13:00) Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX Following an 18-month inquiry, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics will publish a report which considers the ethical … Continue reading

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Medicine Unboxed 2011: Medicine and Values, Cheltenham, 15 October 2011

Medicine Unboxed is a project which looks to engage the public and healthcare professionals jointly, on a view of medicine that is necessarily more than the technical – one informed by the humanities and demanding an appraisal of patient experience, … Continue reading

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CFP – Understanding and Working with the Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Nottingham, 8-10 November 2011

Asylum Associates & MMU Present a Three Day Congress Understanding and Working with the Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse 8th, 9th & 10th November 2011 Center Parcs, Sherwood Forest, Nottingham NG22 9DN Child sexual abuse is a global problem that … Continue reading

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