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Bad Vibrations: Music as a Cause of Hysteria, Sex, Madness and Death? James Kennaway (Seminar & Masterclass, Edinburgh, 26 March 2013)

First Event in new Scottish Health Humanities Seminar and Masterclass Series Dr James Kennaway, “Bad Vibrations: Music as a Cause of Hysteria, Sex, Madness and Death?” 6.00-7.30pm (doors open at 5.30pm), Tuesday 26 March 2013. Room 1.9 in Doorway 6, … Continue reading

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Two Medical Humanities Talks from the Institute of Arts and Ideas

Diagnoses of clinical depression are on the rise. Are we medicalising necessary emotions? In Psychiatry and the Meaning of Pain, Consultant Psychiatrist, filmmaker and writer Mark Salter makes the case for the value of sadness. Even though the successes of … Continue reading

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Listen Here: exploring the arts and health issues raised by Alice in Bed (Workshop: Newcastle, 28 February 2013)

LISTEN HERE is a day of talks and workshops exploring the arts and health issues raised by Tender Buttons’ Alice in Bed. Tender Buttons’ site specific production of Susan Sontag’s play Alice in Bed will take place at The Stephenson … Continue reading

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Meeting Place – Professor Christine Borland (Inaugural Lecture, Northumbria University, 5 February 2013)

Inaugural Lecture Christine Borland Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 6:30pm Business and Law Building on City Campus East Professor Christine Borland’s lecture is entitled “Meeting Place” BxNU is a collaboration between Northumbria University and the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. This … Continue reading

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Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects – Rebecca Bitenc (Seminar, Durham, 13 February 2013)

Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects Rebecca Bitenc An Inventions of the Text seminar Wednesday, 13th February 2013 5:30 – 7:00 pm Department of English Studies, Hallgarth House Seminar Room, Durham University Dementia, due to … Continue reading

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Narrative Psychiatry and the Little Red Alfa – Dr Philip Thomas (Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland Public Lecture, Edinburgh, 11 March 2013)

The Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland is delighted to announce its second public lecture: Narrative Psychiatry and the Little Red Alfa Dr Philip Thomas 11 March 2013 Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Teviot Lecture Theatre, Medical School, … Continue reading

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King’s College Philosophy and Medicine Seminar Series (London, 2013)

2012/13 PHILOSOPHY OF MEDICINE SEMINAR SERIES Department of Philosophy/Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London Tuesday 22 January 2013, 2.00-3.30 Silvia Camporesi (Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London): Adult ADHD: Self-Diagnosis, Self Deception and the Ethics of … Continue reading

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