Monthly Archives: November 2011

Arts and Health Goes Up Down Under

Mike White writes: I recently attended Arts and Health Australia’s 3rd International Arts and Health Conference, The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, in Canberra.  This event is rapidly becoming the global forum for research and practice in arts in … Continue reading

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Experiencing disability: the right to be impaired versus the legacy of eugenics – A Public Debate, Bristol, Wednesday 14 December

Experiencing disability: the right to be impaired versus the legacy of eugenics: A public debate Wednesday 14 December 2011, 18:30 – 20:00 The Watershed, Bristol Should governments and public health institutions endeavour to take the direction of human evolution into … Continue reading

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CFP – Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns, Helsinki, April 2012

Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns An International Symposium hosted by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki Date: 10.–12.4.2012 Deadline: 1.12.2011 This international and interdisciplinary symposium addresses how cultural, medical and political understandings … Continue reading

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CFP – Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project, Conference in Oxford September 2012

2nd Global Conference Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Call for Papers: This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore the processes by … Continue reading

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CFP – Creating Space II: Taking narrative and reflection to the next level in health professional education, research and practice – Canada, April 14 2012

Creating Space II: Taking narrative and reflection to the next level in health professional education, research and practice  A special symposium organized in conjunction with the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME), sponsored by the Canadian Association for Medical Education’s … Continue reading

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Literature and Science – Simon James reflects on Mechanical Diggers, Scalpels, Spades and the flow of ideas between ‘the two cultures’

“It is a curious paradox…that when writers in the Arts and Humanities incorporate science into their work, sometimes they fail to apply the same combination of rigour and scepticism that we bring to history, philosophy or aesthetic artefacts in our … Continue reading

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Finding Sustainability: University-community collaborations focused on arts in health – A new article by Mike White and Mary Robson

Mike White and Mary Robson, “Finding Sustainability: University-community collaborations focused on arts in health,” Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement Vol 4 (2011): 48–64 Abstract: This article describes a number of community-based arts in health projects in schools … Continue reading

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