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Musical by Design? Exploring the autistic mind – Adam Ockelford (Lecture, Durham University, 4 November 2013)

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“Lab Notes”: Illuminating biology & robotics through contemporary classical music (Launch, Edinburgh, 14 May 2013)

Join us at the The Royal Society of Edinburgh for: The launch of Lab Notes – Illuminating biology and robotics through contemporary classical music Organised by: ESRC Genomics Policy & Research Forum in association with The Royal Society Of Edinburgh Tuesday 14 May 2013, 6pm The Royal … Continue reading

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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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Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, & the Spaces of Sound (CFP, Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 9-11 Sept 2013)

Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, and the Spaces of Sound University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), 9-11 September 2013 Call for Papers ‘We live in densely storiated landscapes […there are] song-lines, if you will, joining place to place.’ (Robert Macfarlane) Landscapes … Continue reading

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Bad Vibrations: The History of the Idea of Music as a Cause of Disease – A New Book by James Kennaway

Can music make you ill? Can it make listeners hysterical or brainwash them? James Kennaway’s new book examines the history of medical fears about the potential effect of music on health. Music has been used as a cure for disease … Continue reading

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Music and Health (PhD Studentship, UWE Faculty of Health and Life Sciences)

An opportunity has arisen for a fully funded PhD scholarship at the UWE Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to study the effects of music making on the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged young people. Further information can be found … Continue reading

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Medicine Health and Music (Medicine, Health and the Arts in Post-War Britain Seminar Series, Exeter, 1 May 2012)

The third seminar in the ‘Medicine, Health and the Arts in Post-War Britain‘ seminar series examines the relationship between medicine, health and music. It is being held at St Nicholas Priory in Exeter on the 1st May from 6.15-8.45pm. This … Continue reading

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Music and the body: Review of a Conference at Hong Kong University’s Centre for the Humanities and Medicine and Department of Music, 9-11 March 2012

As if visiting an extraordinary city like Hong Kong for the first time were not pleasure enough, it was a treat to have an unusually gratifying excuse to do so in the form of participating in this timely, unusual and … Continue reading

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CFP – Music, Health, and Humanity – Second International Health Humanities Conference, August 2012

Music, Health, and Humanity Second International Health Humanities 9, 10, 11 August, 2012 Montclair State University, New Jersey, United States The Colleges of the Arts and of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA, are … Continue reading

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CFP – Music and the Body – University of Hong Kong Centre for the Humanities and Medicine Conference, March 2012

Music and the Body 9–11 March 2012 The University of Hong Kong Deadline for submission of abstract: 1 November 2011 Organiser: Department of Music and the Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, The University of Hong Kong Theme What is … Continue reading

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