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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...

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...

Conference 2016 – Greenwich

AMH 2016 University of Greenwich ‘Body Talk: whose language?’ Wed 6th – Fri 8th July The AMH 2016 Annual Conference will be hosted in London at the famous World Heritage campus of the University of Greenwich. Please visit the conference website to find out more: https://www.tinyurl.com/bodytalk2016 The call for papers is now open, and closes on...

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