Monthly Archives: January 2012

Who is Afraid of Michael Balint? Monica Greco (CMH Seminar, 22 Feb 2012, Durham University)

Who is Afraid of Michael Balint? Monica Greco Senior Lecturer in Sociology Goldsmiths College Wednesday 22 Feb, 5.15 St Chad’s College Followed by wine & canapés Michael Balint and the Balint method are often invoked in the writings of medical … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2012

As reported last year, Tilery primary school is the nearest to Durham University’s Stockton campus, and the Centre has built a strong relationship with the staff, pupils and community. February 2nd will see the fourth Tilery Lantern Parade, created with … Continue reading

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Upcoming Medical Humanities Conferences – Abstracts Due by Jan 31

A reminder that the calls for papers for three fascinating medical humanities conferences close on January 31 2012: An interdisciplinary conference on Situating and Interpreting States of Mind 1700-2000 will be held at Northumbria University in Newcastle in June Sensualising … Continue reading

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The first-person point of view in medical humanities: An Invitation to join user-driven development of a freeware tool for diary-keeping

Danish psychologist Kresten Bjerg writes: What characterizes the frontier of medical humanities is shared attention to the individual, the conscious subjective experience, mind and self in the health-field. The first-person point of view comes into the foreground, whether the issue … Continue reading

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The Invisible Minority: A Response to the Australian report on People Living with Psychotic Illness 2010, by Sandy Jeffs

Sandy Jeffs writes: In November 2011 the Australian Government released a report of the second national survey into people living with a psychotic illness which was conducted in 2010. This came after a first survey was conducted in 1997-98. The … Continue reading

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Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications (Conference, UCLA, October 2012)

5th FPR-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications October 19–20, 2012 UCLA Many lines of research on culture, mind, and brain can no longer be neatly separated. Some questions run together, thanks to our growing understanding … Continue reading

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Reconstructing power dynamics in health research: It’s research Jim, but not as we know it – Prof Alan Roulstone (QHR Seminar, 25 Jan 2012, Durham University)

Durham University’s Qualitative Health Research Group presents: Reconstructing power dynamics in health research: It’s research Jim, but not as we know it. Professor Alan Roulstone Wednesday 25th January, 12-2, Trevelyan College, Durham Health and disability research is increasingly questioning the … Continue reading

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