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Justice, Genes and Welfare: Are Intergenerational relationships toxic?

Francis Thirlway reports on the BSA Family Studies Group and Youth Studies Group Seminar “Justice, Genes and Welfare: Are Intergenerational relationships toxic?” (28 Nov 2013): Intergenerational relations increasingly seem to be called into question in contemporary society, highlighted as centrally … Continue reading

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Repositioning health, illness and the body: the challenge of new theoretical approaches to medical anthropology (CfP, ASA14 Conference, Edinburgh, 19-22 June 2014)

Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth ASA14 Decennial: Anthropology and Enlightenment 19-22 June 2014 The Surgeons’ Hall, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh Repositioning health, illness and the body: the challenge of new theoretical approaches to medical anthropology Convenors: Simon … Continue reading

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Alternative Psychiatric Narratives (CfP, Postgraduate & ECR Conference, Birkbeck, 16-17 May 2014)

Alternative Psychiatric Narratives Friday 16 and Saturday 17 May 2014 Birkbeck College, University of London Chair: Professor Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck In recent years, historians of psychiatry have heeded Roy Porter’s call to produce psychiatric histories from the patient’s point of … Continue reading

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Testimony Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement (CfP, Conference, Oxford, 29-31 July 2014)

Testimony Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Tuesday 29th July  – Thursday 31st July 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford   This inaugural conference aims to examine the evolving genres and emerging contexts of testimonial production Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, and Engagement. Broadly understood, … Continue reading

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Comics & Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health (CfP, Conference, Johns Hopkins, 26-28 June 2014)

Comics & Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health June 26th to 28th, 2014 Johns Hopkins Medical Campus in Baltimore, Maryland, USA Keynote Speakers: Ellen Forney, Arthur W. Frank & Carol Tilley The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture (CfP, Conference, Kent, 9-10 May 2014)

Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing, School of English, University of Kent, 9th-10th May 2014 Focusing on the literary and historical representation of irrational emotions or phobias, Fear and Loathing seeks papers … Continue reading

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Grief. Language. Art. (CfP, Conference, Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014)

Grief. Language. Art. University of Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014 For my rough sorrows; cease, be dumb and mute, Give up your feet and running to mine eyes, And keep your measures faor some lover’s lute, Whose grief allows him music … Continue reading

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