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…

Please see the following call for abstracts from the online, peer-reviewed journal, Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum. To submit an abstract, click on the link at the bottom of this page: http://trace.tennessee.edu/catalyst/call.html Creating Health from Below? Exposing and Resisting the…

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…

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:…

Call for Contributions to The Gazette of the Society for the Social History of Medicine http://www.sshm.org/content/contributions-gazette We are always interested in receiving contributions for The Gazette, which we send out with our journal. Conference reports and pictures (500 words maximum),…

Under the new editorship of Catherine Belling, Literature and Medicine is a scholarly, interdisciplinary journal devoted to exploring connections between literary and medical knowledge and understanding. Issues of disease, illness, health, medical science, trauma, and the body are examined through…

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…

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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