Monthly Archives: March 2012

MA/MSc Studentships in the Centre for Medical Humanities

Durham University Centre for Medical Humanities wishes to recruit high calibre students for two funded taught MA/MSc studentships in the academic year 2012-13.  The studentships are fully funded including a stipend of £12,040 and fees of £5,600.  The aim of … Continue reading

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Emotional Experience in Depression: A Philosophical Study – Project Web Site Launch

Emotional Experience in Depression: A Philosophical Study is a three-year project led by Professor Matthew Ratcliffe (Durham University) and Professor Achim Stephan (University of Osnabruck). Its aim is to provide the first ever detailed, systematic philosophical study of the nature … Continue reading

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Smoke Free in Singapore: SIG members attend the World Conference on Tobacco or Health

Three members of the Smoking Interest Group (including myself, Andrew Russell and Sue Lewis) have been in Singapore to attend the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health.   This is a huge three-yearly conference bringing together 2600 delegates working in … Continue reading

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CMH Researchers Shine at the School of Medicine and Health Postgraduate Research Day

On Wednesday 21st March the School of Medicine and Health held its annual Postgraduate Research Conference. As well as being a celebration of the achievements of postgraduate students, the event was also a strong reminder of the heterogeneity of topics … Continue reading

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Nomadic concepts in the social sciences (Seminar, 15-16 June 2012, Newcastle University)

‘Nomadic concepts in the social sciences’ 15-16 June 2012 School of Historical Studies, Newcastle University Project leader: Prof. Olivier Christin (Neuchâtel) Host: Dr Luc Racaut (Newcastle). Many expressions that designate social groups, ideologies, chronological markers or simply summarize the organization … Continue reading

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Asylum and Post Asylum Spaces – Contemporary and historical perspectives on ‘shelter, treatment and care’ (Seminar, Durham University, 17 April)

Asylum and Post Asylum Spaces – Contemporary and historical perspectives on ‘shelter, treatment and care’ Geography Seminar, Durham University 17 April 2012 Turner Room, Van Mildert College RSVP: To  Nicola Bramfitt by Friday 30 March 2012. 11.00 – 11.30              Coffee … Continue reading

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Bodies in Motion (Royal Anthropological Institute events, April 2012)

Bodies in Motion is a series of evening events and exhibitions that explores the relationship between human movement, space and expression. The Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy St, London W1T-5BT 6:30pm-8:30pm Friday 13th April, Tuesday 17th April, Wednesday 18th April, … Continue reading

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