Medical Humanities and Mental Health Policy: Lessons from the AHRC’s ‘Engaging with Government’ Course (Institute for Government, March 5-7) by Åsa Jansson In 1765, twenty-year-old Johann Gottfried von Herder wrote in a letter to
In this post, Kimm Curran reviews Remembering From-The-Outside: Personal Memory and The Perspectival Mind (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018), authored by Christopher McCarroll. Remembering From-The-Outside: Personal Memory and the Perspectival Mind is a
In this post, Margarita Saona reviews Fear in the Medical and Literary Imagination, Medieval to Modern: Dreadful Passions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), edited by Daniel McCann and Claire McKechnie-Mason. Fear in the Medical and
We are delighted to continue promoting a broad range of reviews at The Polyphony. The Polyphony aims to showcase reviews of books, exhibitions and events that fall within the broad remit of the medical
Kimiko Tobimatsu shares her experience navigating breast cancer as a young, queer, mixed-race woman, explored in her forthcoming graphic memoir Kimiko Does Cancer. This article is based on a presentation delivered at the Curating
Guest author Agata Waszkiewicz explores the necessity of empathy in gaming to educate about mental illness with the example of indie creation Thomas Was Alone (2012) With the unquestionable success of video games in
Jason Bate reviews Suzannah Biernoff’s Portraits of Violence: War and the Aesthetics of Disfigurement (University of Michigan Press, 2017). In Portraits of Violence: War and the Aesthetics of Disfigurement, Suzannah Biernoff presents a cultural history
From Ancient Greece to medieval Iceland: Harlan John McGlinchey and Isabella Shields review the workshop ‘Combat Stress and the Pre-Modern World’. On the 12th of December 2018, Manchester Metropolitan University hosted the workshop ‘Combat
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