Monthly Archives: June 2012

International Summer School in Medical Anthropology (CfP, Summerschool, July 2013, Berlin)

This is the Call for Papers for an international summer school in medical anthropology, taking place at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin, from July 22 – July 26, 2013. Full CFP can be downloaded here, on Freie Universität Berlin’s website: … Continue reading

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Bad Vibrations: The History of the Idea of Music as a Cause of Disease – A New Book by James Kennaway

Can music make you ill? Can it make listeners hysterical or brainwash them? James Kennaway’s new book examines the history of medical fears about the potential effect of music on health. Music has been used as a cure for disease … Continue reading

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‘The Hardest Hit’: Disability research and welfare reform — an early career/postgraduate policy symposium (CfP, Conference, Leeds, 20 September 2012)

Final Call for Abstracts Thursday 20th September 2012, University of Leeds Keynote speaker: Prof Paul Gregg, University of Bath An event supported by the Social Policy Association Among the many groups affected by UK welfare reform and benefit cuts, sick … Continue reading

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The Art of Caring: dwelling, affective relationality and the organization of hospital work (Colloquium, 12 July 2012, Swansea)

The Art of Caring: dwelling, affective relationality and the organization of hospital work   A colloquium Hosted by the People, Organizations and Work Research Group, Swansea University Business School Thursday 12th of July 2012 Swansea University Sponsored by the Older … Continue reading

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Research Associate to work on ‘Men in Sheds’ project (Lancaster University, Closing Date July 2 2012)

Division of Health Research, Lancaster University The Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster Collaboration for Public Health Research (LiLaC) Research Associate Grade 6 Part Time 0.60 fte (3 x days per week) We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide … Continue reading

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Selling Sickness: People Before Profits (Conference Announcement, Washington DC, 20-22 February 2013)

Selling Sickness, 2013: People Before Profits Washington, D.C. Hyatt Capitol Hill February 20-22, 2013 http://www.sellingsickness.com The goal of this innovative international conference is to increase collaboration and dialog among consumer health advocates, academic and clinical reformers, and health journalists to examine and … Continue reading

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From the Classroom to the Clinic: Humanities and Education in Bioethics (CfP, Colloquium, 8 October, 2012, Windsor Great Park)

Call for Abstracts Abstract submissions are invited for oral presentations and posters for the upcoming colloquium “From the Classroom to the Clinic: Humanities and Education in Bioethics”, to be held at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, on 8 October, 2012. … Continue reading

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