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Introducing ‘Commonplaces’ – Somatosphere’s New Archive of Classical & Contemporary Sites in Medicine and Science

Somatosphere and the Science, Technology, and Medicine Interest Group of the SMA are pleased to present a new online project — “Commonplaces,” developed and curated by Tomas Matza and Harris Solomon. “Commonplaces” will draw together a series of short entries (approximately 500-1000 words) from scholars on … Continue reading

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Splice Symposium: encounters in medicine, science, performance and music (CfP, Symposium, London, 15-16 November 2013)

Splice Symposium: encounters in medicine, science, performance and music 15th and 16th November University of Notre Dame’s London Centre To book a FREE place or propose a paper/presentations, please click here. Proposals are due by October 25. The Splice Symposium … Continue reading

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‘What is Dragon’s Blood? And where do I get some?’

Originally posted on Kelley Swain:
Photo c/o Babs Guthrie; L – R, background, Anna Maerker; Kelley Swain, Henrike Scholten, Babs Guthrie; foreground, Eleanor Crook and assorted waxworks. The above title/quote is one of the comments left in the guest book…

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Wasted: Gina Czarnecki art exhibition on ‘discarded’ body parts (Coventry 30 March–9 June 2013)

Wasted: Exploring the life-giving potential of ‘discarded’ body parts An exhibition by Gina Czarnecki at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Gallery 4 Wasted is an exhibition of work by Gina Czarnecki exploring the life-giving potential of ‘discarded’ body parts.The exhibition also examines their … Continue reading

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Beyond Science Communication: “HumSci Workshop” for PhDs & Early Career Researchers (London, 28-29 May 2013)

HumSci Workshop for PhDs and ECRs – Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th May 2013. Is it possible to think about the connections between the sciences and humanities which goes beyond science communication (ie how can the ‘soft skills’ of the … Continue reading

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Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize (including Medical Humanities, History and Ethics) Now Open

The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2013 has just been launched. The Trust is looking for short articles that address any area of science and would be suitable for publication in the ‘Guardian’ or the ‘Observer’ in print and online. … Continue reading

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The British Society for Literature and Science (CfP, Conference, April 2013)

The British Society for Literature and Science invites proposals for papers and panels to be delivered at its eighth annual conference to be held in Cardiff, 11-13 April 2013, by Cardiff University and the  University of Glamorgan. The BSLS Conference … Continue reading

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The Memory Marathon (Festival of Ideas, London, 12-14 October 2012)

Over three days during Frieze Art Fair Week, the Serpentine Gallery in London stages the Memory Marathon, the seventh annual festival of ideas inspired by the annual Pavilion commission. This multi-disciplinary event will feature a wide range of participants, including leading artists, … Continue reading

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Welcoming Dr Will Viney to the Centre for Medical Humanities

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to welcome Dr Will Viney, who joins our research team as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of English Studies. Will has a PhD in Cultural Studies and … Continue reading

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