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...

Conference 2015 – Dartington Hall

AMH 2015 Annual Conference: Dartington Hall June 23-25 Dangerous Currents: Risk and regulation at the interface of medicine & the arts THE CONFERENCE WAS A HUGE SUCCESS. HERE IS SOME OF THE FEEDBACK: “I was really charmed, challenged and utterly delighted with the entire event, as much as I know some of those from the medical realm...


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