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International perspectives on the development of research-guided practice in community-based arts in health

  Mike White writes: Volume 3 Issue 3 of this international UNESCO e-journal is a special issue edited by Mike White and Sarah Atkinson of the Centre for Medical Humanities and Margret Meagher of Arts and Health Australia on international approaches … Continue reading

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In and ‘out of focus’: IUAES conference, August 2013, with perspectives from 69 nations

Entering the foyer of the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester last week was an immersion into a world of multiple realities, cheek to cheek: expressed in the contrasting colours and cuts of  clothing, and the colliding cross rhythms of numerous languages. … Continue reading

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King Lear in a Kelp Store: An Interdisciplinary Convivium on Papay Westray

Professor Jane Macnaughton writes: How was it that a group of ten philosophers, doctors, lawyers, a priest and an anthropologist, ended up playing Act 1 Scene 1 of King Lear in a renovated kelp (seaweed) store on the Island of … Continue reading

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Madness Contested: Power and Practice (Review by Jonathan Gadsby)

Jonathan Gadsby, PhD candidate at Birmingham City University, reviews Steven Coles, Sarah Keenan and Bob Diamond, eds., Madness Contested: Power and Practice (Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books, 2013): It was impossible for me to read this new collection dispassionately and I will … Continue reading

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Second International Conference Exploring the Multi-Dimensions of Well-Being (24-25 July, Birmingham)

Second International Conference Exploring the Multi-Dimensions of Well-Being 24 – 25 July Birmingham City University Well-being 2013 has a particular focus on examining how professions, practitioners, communities and individuals are reacting to the well-being agenda. The pursuit of high levels … Continue reading

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Andy Burnham Headlines Shared Reading for The Reader Organisation’s Health Communities Conference 16 May 2013

Lizzie Cain, Communications Assistant for The Reader Organisation, writes: Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Health Secretary, will be discussing ‘The Books that Built Me’ at The Reader Organisation’s fourth annual national conference, Shared Reading for Healthy Communities, taking place at the … Continue reading

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Grimmer Up North? Health in An Age of Austerity (Debate, Durham University, 29 May 2013)

“Grimmer Up North? Health in An Age of Austerity,” an event jointly presented by the Wolfson Research Institute for Health & Wellbeing and DEMOS. 5.30-8pm,Wednesday 29th May 2013. Lindisfarne Centre, St Aiden’s College, Windmill Hill, Durham University. DH1 3LJ This … Continue reading

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