Hardly Anything To Add, Everything To Act Upon

Mike White, Senior Research Fellow in Arts and Health in the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University, writes: Check out this blog post summary of the Bristol arts and health conference from Clive Parkinson at MMU.  Oh my, did we cross-fertilise one another! [Can I say that?!] My only addition to all this is that Lord Howarth referred in his speech to the need for “a new politics of healing”, which sounds like a rainbow alliance of arts, health and citizenship.

Other must mentions…congratulations to Anni Raw for an inspirational presentation on her Ph.D thesis which so clearly chimed with the experience of all the arts and health practitioners in the room. And second, that our Critical Mass meeting continues to resonate – the next one will be at the Arts and Health Australia conference in Sydney in November and there is great interest in having one at the USA Society for Arts in Healthcare conference in Houston next April.

About Centre for Medical Humanities

Centre for Medical Humanities
This entry was posted in Arts in Health and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s