Global Health is an emerging medical field that makes use of multiple disciplines and methodologies to address health and well-being of populations in diverse geographical contexts. Global health as a concept is multi-faceted and in practice it is often characterised…

CALL FOR PAPERS: Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE Chicago, IL, April 16-19, 2014 DEADLINE: November 1, 2013 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for the 2014 Popular…

Call for Papers: History of Medicine in Practice, March 26-28, 2014, Uppsala University, Sweden The aim of the conference “History of Medicine in Practice” is to stimulate a discussion about the place of history of medicine in a rapidly changing academic…

Proposals are invited for the third biannual interdisciplinary conference: “Gender, Bodies & Technology: Performing the Human,” May 1-3, 2014, The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia Sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Virginia Tech Proposal Deadline: October…

SOCIAL INNOVATION IN HEALTH CARE: ETHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CAREGIVING The Culture of Cities Centre, in Conjunction with the Rhetoric & Ethics Research Lab of Carleton University and the Centre for Social Innovation, invites abstracts for an upcoming conference: OCTOBER 25-27,…

The Visual Image and the Future of the Medical Humanities 8-11 May 2014 (Thursday – Sunday), Open Gates Conference Center, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas This conference brings together scholars, clinicians, scientific investigators and artists to discuss the role of visual…

Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body (22-23 July 2014, Loughborough University) Plenary speakers: Professor Mary Fissell (Johns Hopkins) and Dr Katharine Hodgkin (University of East London), with public lecture by Alison Weir (evening of 22 July, Martin Hall Theatre): ‘“The…

William Viney, writing for the Centre for Medical Humanities blog, reviews the recent annual conference of the Association for Medical Humanities: http://medicalhumanities.wordpress.com/2013/07/17/annual-association-for-medical-humanities-conference-university-of-aberdeen-8th-10th-july-2013-review/ The AMH is a professional organization in the UK and Ireland: http://www.amh.ac.uk/

Call for Contributions: The Male Body in Victorian Literature and Culture There exists a considerable amount of research focused on the female body in the Victorian period, from seminal texts such as Krugovoy Silver’s exploration of anorexic female bodies (2002),…

Cripping Cyberspace: A Contemporary Virtual Art Exhibition Friday September 27 – Friday December 20, 2013 Curated by Amanda Cachia with the curatorial committee, which includes Jay Dolmage, Editor, Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, and Geoffrey Shea,…

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