March Blog – AMH Conference Report

Hello all from your new editor, Lloyd. In this month’s blog, Noorie Banu, a Media student at the University of Greenwich, offers us an account of Cinzia Scorzon’s keynote on East Asian conceptions of the body from the 2016 AMH conference, ‘Body Talk: Whose Language?’: Body Talk: East Asian Perspectives – Noorie Banu The...

Metaphors in medicine: the state of the art

Symposium – Thinking with metaphors in medicine: the state of the art – at Dartington Hall, near Totnes, Devon – Fri 24 June – Sun 26 June 2016 – the symposium will start on Friday early evening and finish on Sunday lunchtime. Keynotes: Dr Arno Kumagai, Wilson Centre Toronto Dr Tess Jones, University of...

New Books

As an indicator that the medical/ health humanities culture is developing academically in its focus upon improving medical and healthcare education (and then patient care and safety), these new books have recently been published.   Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities Series:  Medicine, Health and the Arts: Approaches to the Medical Humanities Routledge 2013...


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