Malady and Mortality – Illness, Disease and Death in Literary and Visual Culture (CfP, Conference, Cornwall, 19-20 September 2013)

maladyKeynote Speakers:  Professor Tony Walter, Centre for Death, University of Bath; Professor Alan Bleakley, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry

Papers are invited on the following topics:

  • Health, Well Being and Environment
  • History of Medicine
  • Public Health and Medicine
  • Disease and Subjectivity
  • Disability and Agency
  • The Body in Pain
  • Palliative Care
  • Illness and Digital Technologies
  • Narrative, e-Narratives and Memory
  • Medical Intervention and Patient Testimony
  • Communication and Patient Networks
  • Medical Identities and Medical Gatekeepers
  • Sustainability, Quality of Life and Euthanasia
  • State Intervention and Legal Decisions
  • Artes Moriendi and Privacy Definitions of Death
  • Rights and Ownership
  • Grief and Mourning

Please send abstracts (200 words max) to Dr Helen Thomas, with subject header ‘Malady and Mortality Conference’ by 1st May 2013.

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