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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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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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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: stefanie.voth@charite.de Over the last few years, the revision process of both…

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Pathological Bodies / Science, Medicine & the Arts Research Group (Launches, Exeter, 11 December 2013)

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Viral Imaginaries: Infectious Disease and Society in Contemporary China – 5th-6th Dec 2013 (CFP)

Viral Imaginaries: Infectious Disease and Society in Contemporary China An International Conference5 to 6 December 2013 Room 436, 4th Floor, Run Run Shaw Tower Centennial Campus, Hong Kong SAR China is often represented in the West as a ‘hot spot’ … Continue reading

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Affect & Inquiry (CFP, Conference, Iowa, 27-29 March 2014)

The University of Iowa’s Obermann Center for Advanced Studies seeks 15-20 minute papers, talks, and performances for its 2014 Humanities Symposium, Affect & Inquiry. The Symposium will take place March 27-29th, 2014 at the University of Iowa and will feature keynotes, talks, … Continue reading

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Potential for bridge-building across the evidence divide?

For the first four days of last week, (thanks to much-appreciated support from the Centre for Medical Humanities), I and others from CMH (Mike White and Mary Robson) were immersed in the dynamic atmosphere of international purpose and mutual inspiration … Continue reading

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Translating Happiness: Medicine, Culture & Social Progress (CFP, Special Issue, Health, Culture & Society)

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Health, Culture and Society: Translating Happiness: Medicine, Culture and Social Progress This year the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) proclaimed March 20th the International Day of Happiness. This day is … Continue reading

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