CFP: Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation

Call for Presentations: 2nd Global Conference, Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation, Friday 1st November 2013 – Sunday 3rd November 2013, Athens, Greece The body. My body. This thing which is with me all day, every day, from my birth to my death. This…

CFP: Making Sense of Death and Dying

Call for Presentations: 10th Global Conference, Making Sense of:Dying and Death, Thursday 7th November 2013 – Saturday 9th November 2013, Athens, Greece This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference explores dying and death and the ways culture impacts care for the dying, the overall experience…

CFP: Medicine & Humanities (Wits)

Call for Proposals: Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversation Deadline March 14, 2013 Presented by: Medical Humanities Research Group at the Wits, Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Conference to be held on…

CFP: Malady & Mortality (Conference)

Malady and Mortality – Illness, Disease and Death in Literary and Visual Culture Falmouth University, Cornwall, UK 19-20 September 2013 Papers are invited on the following topics: Health, Well Being and Environment History of Medicine Public Health and Medicine Disease…

CFP: Social History Medicine

Society for the Social History of Medicine 2014 Conference: Disease, Health, and the State 10-12 July 2014, Oxford, UK, The Centre for Health, Medicine and Society: Past and Present, Oxford, Brookes University and the Wellcome Unit for the History of…

CFP: Unauthorized Narratives & ‘Other’ Stories in Medicine

Do you have an idea, proposal, work-in-progress or completed project that engages with members of patient communities? In your research, do you collaborate with community members in innovative ways or undertake participatory research? Does your work challenge typical ways of…

CFP: Int’l Advanced Sem Philos Med (Paris – 20th-22nd June 2013)

The International Advanced Seminar in Philosophy of Medicine for early-career researchers (any PhD student and any researcher that has defended his or her PhD dissertation within the last five years) will take place at Paris on June 20-21-22, 2013. The…

CFP: Lit & Bioethics; Lit & Health–MLA Special Sessions

Two calls for proposals for MLA 2014 (January ’14, Chicago) special sessions: LITERATURE AND BIOETHICS: Proposals invited for short papers examining, perhaps interrogating, “literature” and “bioethics” and the possible relationships between these two variously definable fields. and LITERATURE AND HEALTH:…

CFP: Global Med Humanities

Global Medical Humanities 2013 Association for Medical Humanities Conference Aberdeen, 8 – 10 July 2013 Proposal submission deadline EXTENDED to 15 February 2013 There has been continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities but only recently…

CFP: Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversations

Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversations, 2-4 September 2013 Medical Humanities Research Group at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Conference Organizers: Dr Catherine Burns and Dr Ashlee Neser The…

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