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AMH Conference 2018 Sofia, Bulgaria

Follow this link for more details on our up coming conference in Sofia, Bulgaria 2018. http://amh-bg.com/ https://www.facebook.com/medicalhumanitiesconferencesofia/ The Conference is organised by the Association for Medical Humanities (AMH), based in the UK, and the Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria (MUS). The conference provides a highly interdisciplinary platform for a diversity of perspectives and inquiries...

Student Prizes – Annual Conference – June 27-29 2018

Student Prizes Association for Medical Humanities Annual Conference – June 27-29 2018 Medical University of Sofia   SHADOWS AND ASHES   What might these symbols have to do with health ? This year’s conference theme is how humanities may help patients and their health carers rise from the ashes and defeat their shadows. These...

Shadows and Ashes

Shadows and Ashes is the theme of the next annual conference of the Association for Medical Humanities that takes place in Sofia at the end of June.  For me these words have a particular resonance at present, both singularly and in twain.  I find it interesting that shadows have such a looming presence in...

Acts Reacts 5, Wimbledon Space, Wimbledon College of Art.

At 7.30pm on Friday 1st March, Miles and Angela Hodgson-Teall will be doing a Life drawing performance ‘Can I make a Painting if I am too ill Mrs Aids?’ with optional life drawing for the audience.  Please see the link below for more details about this, the Wimbledon exhibition and other events (19th February – 3rd March) http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/wimbledon/2018/01/09/acts-re-acts-new-dean-of-performance-looks-back-on-5-years-of-collaborative-project-at-wimbledon/ And from 1-25th February...

Careers

BMJ has now changed it’s careers section policy and put us as on-line http://careers.bmj.com/careers/advice/Medical_humanities_in_practice  

Urgent Medical Humanities Fellowship

The University of Plymouth is looking to recruit two early careers researchers for the following National Productivity Investment Fund Creative Economy Fellowships: Towards a Science of Heritage (Partner: Victoria & Albert Museum, Mentors Professor James Daybell & Professor Eduardo Miranda) And Immersive environments and serious play: New initiatives for patient-practitioner interaction (Partner: Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust,...

April Blog: Tics in the Theatre – The ‘Quiet Audience’ and the Neurodiverse Spectator

In this month’s blog, Hannah Simpson (University of Oxford) discusses the difficulties the convention of the ‘quiet audience’ causes for neurodiverse spectators, and what can be done to make the theatre a more truly accessible space. Tics in the Theatre: The ‘Quiet Audience’ and the Neurodiverse Spectator It’s not unusual to hear people complaining...

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...

Association for Medical Humanities 2017

The annual conference of the Association for Medical Humanities 2017 will be held at Keele University, hosted by the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences. The overarching theme is that of Critical Stories in the context of both Humanities and Arts research and production. The conference will include three plenary addresses by Dr Ima...

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