Tag Archives: medical sociology

Self-quantification researcher network

Originally posted on This Sociological Life:
Heather Patterson of New York University and I have set up a self-quantification and self-tracking research network. This forum is intended for anyone interested in the social, cultural, political, legal or ethical aspects of wearable…

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Men’s Health, Masculinities, Work and Wellbeing (Symposium, 19 March, Durham)

Men’s Health, Masculinities, Work and Wellbeing 19th March 2014 9:30 to 17:00, Trevelyan College, Durham Keynote Speaker : Professor John Oliffe. This symposium will bring together a wealth of current research from leading academics in the field of men’s health, … Continue reading

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Working together? STS, collaboration and (multi)disciplinarity (CfP, Conference, 2 December 2013, Sheffield)

Researchers are warmly invited to the first conference supported by the British Sociological Association’s Science and Technology Studies (STS) Study Group, which will be held at the University of Sheffield on the 2nd December 2013. The aim of the event is … Continue reading

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Expressions of Interest Sought for Medical Humanities project on Dentistry & Teeth in Britain

Dr Claire L. Jones, Director of the Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Leeds writes: At the Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Leeds, we are currently developing … Continue reading

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Sociology of Diagnosis Workshop with Simon Wessely, Monica Greco and Tom Shakespeare (Cambridge 31 October 2013)

The Third ESRC supported Sociology of Diagnosis workshop will be held on October 31st in Cambridge, UK. Our three speakers will be talking about the politics of diagnosis and the potential of collective health movements: Professor Simon Wessely, Professor of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Unborn Human, edited by Deborah Lupton

The Unborn Human, edited by Deborah Lupton Open Humanities Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Unborn Human, the 24th book in its open access Living Books About Life series. The essays in this collection, edited by Deborah … Continue reading

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Sociology of Health & Illness – Call for Nominations to Join the Editorial Board

Interested in becoming a member of the Sociology of Health and Illness Editorial Board? Clink on this link to complete the Nomination Form and return it by Wednesday 28th August 2013.

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