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Log off, power down, drop out: The public health politics of electrosensitivity

The question of whether the raised levels of electromagnetic radiation accompanying modern living are bad for our health may prove to be the health debate of our age. Nicholas Blincoe’s report Electrosensitivity: Is Technology Killing Us? in The Guardian Weekend … Continue reading

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Pollination: A look at collaborations between dancers and social scientists (Workshop, Dance City Newcastle, May 7 2013)

Pollination: A look at collaborations between dancers and social scientists Event rescheduled from February, now to be held on Tuesday May  7 Venue:  Studio 2, Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle NE1 4BR Time: 11.30 – 1.30pm Free and lunch included. … Continue reading

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Human Geography in the United Kingdom & Its Growing Links with Medical Humanities

The Durham Centre for Medical Humanities is pioneering in our active fostering of interdisciplinary dialogue with human geography. We are delighted to note the recognition given to human geography as practised in the United Kingdom by the recent International Benchmarking … Continue reading

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Medical Humanities in Europe (Special Issue, Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology on Medical Humanities, 2012))

Medical Humanities in Europe In March last year (2012), Professor Roberto Malacrida secured funding to invite scholars from a number of European countries and aligned with the medical humanities to meet to collaborate on a writing project. Roberto has been … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise, Social Innovation and Care (CfP, Conference, Durham University, April 2013)

Social Enterprise, Social Innovation and Care 17-18 April 2013 Lindisfarne Centre, St. Aidan’s College, Durham University We call for papers that explore the intersections of social enterprise, social innovation and care within the contemporary landscape of social policy, practice and … Continue reading

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Wellbeing and Place: Announcing a New Collection of Essays

Wellbeing and Place. A collection of essays edited by Sarah Atkinson, Sara Fuller, and Joe Painter, Durham University, UK. Published by Ashgate. The last twenty years have witnessed an important movement in the aspirations of public policy beyond meeting merely … Continue reading

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Researching Arts, Health and Wellbeing: Announcing a new ESRC Seminar Series

Members of the national research in arts and health network have been successful in securing ESRC funding for a seminar series entitled ‘Researching Arts, Health and Wellbeing’. The programme will commence March 2013 until September 2014 with meetings in Nottingham, … Continue reading

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