Monthly Archives: December 2011

Seminar on Medical History and Humanities in Science/Technology and Public Policy

Over the summer this I undertook the first Wellcome Trust Medical History and Humanities fellowship at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST). This fellowship involves spending 3 months at POST in Westminster, researching an issue in public policy … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Pain as Emotion, Emotion as Pain.

This one-day conference will approach these questions by focusing broadly on the dynamics of the emotional, cultural and medical history of pain in the modern period. The conference aims to foster discussion on the importance of emotion as it relates to physical pain and on emotions themselves as varieties of pain, among experts working on the history of science/medicine, the history of the body, and the history of emotions, with perspectives from a variety of national contexts. Continue reading

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Coming up at the Centre on Dec 9th: Workshop exploring Living, Dying and the nature of Death

The Centre for the Humanities & Health is glad to announce the workshop on ‘Death’ coming up next week. The workshop is organised by Prof. MM McCabe, Dr. Elselijn Kingma and PhD student Stefan Wagner, researching in the Concepts of Health Strand. Continue reading

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