Tag Archives: sociology of health & illness

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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Drinking Dilemmas: Space, Culture & Identity (CFP, Conference, Cardiff, 12–13 December 2013)

Drinking Dilemmas: Space, Culture & Identity Keynote Speakers:   Prof. Gill Valentine (University of Sheffield)  Dr. Mark Jayne (University of Manchester)  Prof. Robert Hollands (Newcastle University) Call for Papers Despite recent advances, academic studies of alcohol still frequently … Continue reading

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The Pandemic City: Governing Urban Health & Disease (Workshop, London, 26 June 2013)

The Pandemic City: Governing Urban Health and Disease This workshop examines concerns about health and illness and the role they play in shaping the governance of urban spaces, populations and bodies. Focusing on the intersection of technical projections and cultural … Continue reading

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New Genetics & Society Journal: New Editors Welcome Submissions from (Bio)Medical Humanities

New Genetics and Society Adam Hedgecoe, Richard Tutton and Martyn Pickersgill The interdisciplinary journal,  New Genetics and Society, was first published in 1999 under the editorship of Peter Glasner and Harry Rothman. Since then it has gone on to play … Continue reading

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Sociology of Health & Illness – Call for Nominations to Join the Editorial Board

Interested in becoming a member of the Sociology of Health and Illness Editorial Board? Clink on this link to complete the Nomination Form and return it by Wednesday 28th August 2013.

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“SAPPHIRE Summit” on Stigma & Discrimination in Mental Health (Conference, London, 4 July 2013)

The SAPPHIRE Summit is being held at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London on 4th July 2013.  This is a one day for the presentation and discussion of findings from the five-year SAPPHIRE Programme on Stigma and Discrimination in … Continue reading

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The Rise of Developmental Science: Debates on Health & Humanity (CFP, Social Science & Medicine Special Issue)

Special Issue: Social Science & Medicine Guest Editors Dominique P Béhague, Vanderbilt University & King’s College London Samuel Lézé, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon Social Science & Medicine is soliciting papers for a Special Interdisciplinary Issue on the unique challenges … Continue reading

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