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Exhibition by people with neurological impairments: “In the Realm of Others”

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In The Realm of Others Sat 26 Sep 2015- Sun 29 Nov 2015 Free entry De La Warr Pavilion In the Realm of Others is a new collaboration between Project Art Works and De La Warr…

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Book announcement – Work, psychiatry and society, c. 1750-2010

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Work and psychiatry seems to be the new ‘hot’ topic in the history of psychiatry. Our latest post was dedicated to this theme, and this book announcement is also related to “Work, psychiatry and society”. The…

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Medical Humanities at Umeå University, Sweden – a Special Issue of Kulturella Perspektiv (Cultural Perspectives)

Britta Lundgren is professor of Ethnology at the Department of Culture and Media Studies at Umeå University in Sweden. She is currently working with the project “Epidemics, Vaccination, and the Power of Narratives”, financed by the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg … Continue reading

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Disability and Disciplines: The International Conference on Educational, Cultural, and Disability Studies (CfP, Conference, 1-2 July 2014)

Keynote Speakers: Julie Allan (University of Birmingham, UK) Peter Beresford (Brunel University London, UK) David Mitchell (George Washington University, USA) Sharon Snyder (George Washington University, USA) Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Faculty of Education, Liverpool Hope University When we … Continue reading

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Reminder: British Society for Literature and Science (CfP, Liverpool, 16-18 April 2014)

The tenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Liverpool, on 16-18 April 2015. Keynote talks will be given by Professor Keith Barnham (Imperial College London), Dr Patricia Fara (University … Continue reading

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Mark the date Dec 11 NSN Symposium on ‘Towards Neuro-Social Science: The Politics and Pragmatics of Collaboration’

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Wellcome Library Makes Digitized Asylum Records Available Online

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Ticehurst Hospital The Wellcome Library has made around 1000 patient records from the Ticehurst Hospital during the years 1793-1925 freely available online. You will find a description of and access to the holdings here.

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Psychopathological fringes. Historical and social science perspectives on category work in psychiatry

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Date: 13./14.2.2015 Venue: Berlin, Institute for the History of Medicine, Dahlem Organization: Nicolas Henckes, Volker Hess, Emmanuel Delille, Marie Reinholdt, Stefan Reinsch, Lara Rzesnitzek, Contact: Over the last few years, the revision process of both…

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We’re Moving!

The Centre for Medical Humanities blog launched in September 2010 and has grown into a vibrant resource for medical humanities researchers, students, clinicians, arts-in-health practitioners, artists and general readers from around the world. Our 1,293 posts have been viewed 231,400 … Continue reading

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Musings From The Day Room – Mike White Reflects On Chemotherapy, Lanterns, Austerity & Mortality

Mike White‘s diary entry reads: 9th.January. I am up the Northern Centre for Cancer Care this morning for my chemo breakfast, the Special K in my treatment plan.  The day room is furnished like the lobby of a budget hotel … Continue reading

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