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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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A Sense of Anatomy (Dance Theatre, November 29-30 2013, Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull)

A Sense of Anatomy November 29-30 2013 Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull This piece of dance-theatre explores what it means to possess, move and be a body. The work results from a collaboration between staff and students from the University … Continue reading

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Sex, gender, sexualities, sexual health; dance & social science: An Invitation to Collaborate

Simon Forrest, Senior Teaching Fellow in the School of Medicine, Pharmacy & Health writes: This is an invitation to join in a collaboration with the dance company State of Emergency  in the development of new performance piece, Per:mission, focusing on … Continue reading

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Using Dance as an Intervention: Can dance help prevent and decrease psychological and health-related problems among young women?

Elizabeth Sharp, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, writes: Despite the alarmingly high rates of disordered eating on US college campuses, very few prevention efforts have … Continue reading

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Ordinary Wars: Transition, Weddings, Wives, Choreography and Research

Elizabeth Sharp, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, writes: In November 2012, I had the pleasure of participating in the Times of Transition Workshop, sponsored by … Continue reading

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Geography, Art & Dance: Conference of Irish Geographers sessions (Galway, 16-18 May 2013)

As part of the Conference of Irish Geographers, and as a collaboration between the Space and Place Research Collaborative and Galway Dance Days, we are hosting a series of performances, workshops, and discussions across the fields of geography, art and … 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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