Monthly Archives: July 2012

English Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the Centre for Medical Humanities

Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions in the Department of English Studies, Durham University. The first post is funded by the Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham which is supported by a Strategic Award in the Medical Humanities … Continue reading

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Hearing the Voice: Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in English, Psychology, Philosophy

The Hearing the Voice project team is looking to appoint three Postdoctoral Research Fellows in the Departments of Philosophy, Psychology and English at Durham University to start from 1 October 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. We are looking … Continue reading

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Arts and Health Perfect Bedfellows at Olympics Opening

Mike White writes: The most resonant image, for me, from the post-modernist jamboree of the Olympics opening ceremony was that of hundreds of children bouncing on NHS beds.   Daring to epitomise our national values at a global sporting event in … Continue reading

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“Oral phenomenology” Special Issue of Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences (CFP)

“Oral phenomenology” Special Issue of Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences Guest Editor: István Aranyosi (Bilkent University) The oral cavity is an anatomical unit most relevant to contemporary approaches in the philosophy and psychology of perception which consider the senses as integrated … Continue reading

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Getting Better: How Philosophy Can Help Things Improve – Prof Graham Parkes (Seminar, Durham Philosophy Department, 6 August 2012)

Readers of this blog are warmly invited to a talk by Professor Graham Parkes (UC Cork), entitled ‘Getting Better: How Philosophy Can Help Things Improve‘, hosted by the Applied Phenomenology Research Group, on Monday 6th August, 10.30am, in room 005, 48/49 Old … Continue reading

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Birthing Babies Together – A documentary aimed at finding common ground between all healthcare workers involved in obstetrical care

Danielle Lewis, Bailey Adams and Katie Stringer write: We wanted to share a medical student initiative with you call “Birthing Babies Together.” We are a group of three medical students from the University of Alberta creating an educational documentary.  We … Continue reading

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Ethnographic perspectives on ‘global mental health’, World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester (CfP, Conference, 5-10 August 2013))

Deadline extended to August 3rd, 2012 Paper submissions are invited for a panel titled: Ethnographic perspectives on ‘global mental health’ at The 17th World Congress of the International Union  of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester, UK, 5-10 … Continue reading

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