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The Philosophy of Placebo Workshop The LSE Department of Anthropology

A message from LSE Department of Anthropology: We are organising a workshop on the philosophy of placebo, which will be held at Senate House, University of London, on the 26th and 27th of November. We aim to bring together philosophers, cognitive scientists, artists, anthropologists, and clinicians, to explore a number of philosophical issues surrounding the placebo phenomenon. The workshop...

Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference

A message ABMU: We are delighted to announce that ABMU Health Board and the University of South Wales are working together with a range of partners towards the next conference ‘Storytelling for Health 2: Patient Stories’, which will take place on 27th, 28th and 29th June 2019.  We will be narrowing the focus slightly for...

Still Born Perfect Paperback – 2018

by Adinda van ‘t Klooster (Author, Illustrator), Karen McCarthy Woolf (Contributor), Wendy Pratt (Contributor), Sally Potter (Contributor), Roger Bloor (Contributor), Jennie Farley (Contributor) Still Born book is an artists’ book by Adinda van ‘t Klooster that aims to break down the taboos around stillbirth. The artist had a stillbirth in 2010 and spent the...

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,...

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