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Log off, power down, drop out: The public health politics of electrosensitivity

The question of whether the raised levels of electromagnetic radiation accompanying modern living are bad for our health may prove to be the health debate of our age. Nicholas Blincoe’s report Electrosensitivity: Is Technology Killing Us? in The Guardian Weekend … Continue reading

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Encounters with Medical Materialities at Medical Museion in Copenhagen

Arriving for this two day workshop entitled ‘Its Not What you Think: Communicating Medical Materialities’, my most visceral encounter was with the weather.  The sub-zero temperatures blowing directly from Russia turned Gothersgade into an easterly wind tunnel as I trudged … Continue reading

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Culture, Health & Wellbeing (CFP, Conference, Bristol, 24-26 June 2013)

Culture, Health & Wellbeing, International Conference, Bristol, 24-26 June 2013) Submission of abstracts for presentations, workshops and performances We welcome submissions of abstracts relating to any of the themes. We are not prescriptive about the scope of these themes and … Continue reading

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Under Control? Alcohol & drug regulation, past and present (CfP, Conference, London, 21-23 June 2013)

Papers and panel proposals are invited for an international conference on the history of alcohol and drug regulation to be held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 21-23rd June 2013. The conference will explore all aspects of … Continue reading

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‘The Hardest Hit’: Disability research and welfare reform — an early career/postgraduate policy symposium (CfP, Conference, Leeds, 20 September 2012)

Final Call for Abstracts Thursday 20th September 2012, University of Leeds Keynote speaker: Prof Paul Gregg, University of Bath An event supported by the Social Policy Association Among the many groups affected by UK welfare reform and benefit cuts, sick … Continue reading

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