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

Originally posted on h-madness:
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: stefanie.voth@charite.de 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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Social Foundations of Health: Applications for Vanderbilt MA Programme Now Open

The Center for Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt University is accepting applications to the M.A. program in the Social Foundations of Health. The Vanderbilt University Center for Medicine, Health, and Society is a cutting-edge research and teaching center that … Continue reading

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Medical and Merchant networks: Ireland, Spain, and Spanish America (PhD Funding, Queen’s University Belfast)

One Department for Employment & Learning (DEL) award is available for full-time postgraduate PhD research in the School of Modern Languages, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Queen’s University Belfast. Project title: Medical and Merchant networks: Ireland, Spain, and Spanish America … Continue reading

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Reading Group on the Pseudo/Sciences of the Long Nineteenth Century (Newcastle, 20 January 2014)

In what ways did reading character off the skull in phrenology contribute to the birth of neuropsychology? How was the spectacle of the trance in mesmerism linked to the emergence of electricity, magnetism and psychoanalysis? What were the connections between … Continue reading

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Space and Place in the Health Humanities, plus a Masterclass on the Geography of a Dance Intervention – Prof Sarah Atkinson (Seminar, Edinburgh, 23 Jan 2014)

The sixth Scottish Health Humanities Seminar and Masterclass will be on Thursday 23 January 2014. Prof Sarah Atkinson, Deptartment of Geography, Durham University. Co-Director of Belief, Understanding and Wellbeing, Wolfson Research Institute, and Associate Director, Centre for Medical Humanities Public Seminar: Space and … Continue reading

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