The University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History is launching PJMH: The Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities, a new online interdisciplinary publication authored and edited by postgraduate students. (Readers in US take note: “postgraduate” means your “graduate.” This journal is designed for grad…

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 landscape, where discipline-based research and education are being challenged by demands for cross-disciplinary integration and extra-academic “impact.”…

The UK Arts and Humanities Research Council has recently launched a new website for its Science in Culture Theme. There is a web page for each of the Exploratory Awards, Research Networks and Fellowships which have received funding to date,…

The Centre for Humanities Blog reports on the recent conference, A Narrative Future for Healthcare, co-organized by Rita Charon (Columbia U) and Brian Hurwitz (King’s College) and hosted by King’s College’s Centre for the Humanities and Health. Conference report here:…

Call for Papers: Gothic Studies Special Issue: The Gothic and Death Advanced by way of various conventions and symbols, memento mori — “Remember that you will die” — is Gothic literature’s greatest cautionary warning.  Although Peter Walmsley has suggested that this reminder to live…

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Health, Culture and Society: Translating Happiness: Medicine, Culture and Social Progress http://hcs.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/hcs/index This year the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) proclaimed March 20th the International Day of Happiness. This day is premised…

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities is now accepting applications for 2013 Early Career Scholar Grants. The early career scholar grants are intended for students who are no more than three (3) years removed from their study program and who…

The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law special issue: Shaping Identity: The Ethical and Legal Implications of Medical Interventions for Individuals with Disabilities Within the context of ongoing debates about medical and social models of disability, the Journal of Philosophy,…

Call for proposals issued for the Cambridge conference This Is My Body, Monday, 18 November 2013 to Tuesday, 19 November 2013, William Harvey Lecture Theatre, Addenbrooke’s Clinical School This two-day conference aims to return human experience to the centre of medical…

The social media group for the 24th International Congress for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine would like to bring to your attention the Congress’ blog at http://www.ichstm2013.com/blog/ They are currently posting two blog articles a week, introducing papers due to be given…

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