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Translating Happiness: Medicine, Culture & Social Progress (CFP, Special Issue, Health, Culture & Society)

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Health, Culture and Society: Translating Happiness: Medicine, Culture and Social Progress This year the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) proclaimed March 20th the International Day of Happiness. This day is … Continue reading

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‘What does sociology need to contribute towards or against the wellbeing agenda?’: Sociology of Mental Health Study Group symposium (London, 10 June 2013)

  British Sociological Association Sociology of Mental Health Study Group symposium What does sociology need to contribute towards or against the wellbeing agenda? Monday, 10th June 2013, 11.30-4.30 pm BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London  The purpose of this afternoon symposium … Continue reading

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Facing the Future 2013 (CFP, Postgraduate Conference, Dundee, 10-12 April 2013)

The Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience (CECHR) at the University of Dundee, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) are hosting a three day postgraduate symposium exploring challenges and opportunities in environmental change research … Continue reading

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Resistance or Resilience? (CFP, Special Issue, New Journal, Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses)

Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses is a fully peer-reviewed journal that creates a platform for dialogue about the processes, spaces, policies, practices and subjectivities through which resilience is seen to operate. As such, this journal draws together academic expertise … Continue reading

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Health and mental resilience (CFP, Conference, Krakow, October 20-21 2012)

Health and mental resilience: an interdisciplinary approach An international conference organized by the Developmental and Health Psychology Department, Institute of Applied Psychology, Jagiellonian University. Krakow. October 20-21, 2012 The World Health Organization defines health as a state of complete physical, … Continue reading

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Narratives of Resilience (CFP, Workshop, Durham 30 May 2012)

Narratives of Resilience Workshop: 30th May, Durham University, UK. Workshop overview: This workshop seeks to interrogate the concept of resilience. Even after the most cursory of glances at this term, it becomes clear that ‘resilience’ is used in different ways, … Continue reading

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