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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

Originally posted on h-madness:
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’

Originally posted on Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King's College, London:
When: Thursday December 11th, 9 1m-5 pm Where: Room 1.71, Franklin Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus, King’s College London The more we experiment on and with the human…

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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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