Barbara Hargreaves reflects on saintly suffering and medical failures in twelfth-century religious works about saints. Mabel of Stotsfield, a nun at the priory at Chicksands in the twelfth century, was, one day, sent on
Flore Janssen reviews the conference ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’, Birkbeck, University of London, Wednesday 26 June 2019 ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’ was inspired by Arthur Symons’s
On Friday 14th June 2019, the Oxford Brookes Centre for Business, Society, and Global Challenges, in collaboration with Peking University HSBC Business School, hosted a research workshop: Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective. The call
Members of the UK Menstruation Research Network reflect on the inaugural workshop, Critical Perspectives on Menstruation at the University of St Andrews, 31 May 2019 Suppressed grins, groans, giggles, downward glances, enthusiastic personal stories,
Gillian Shirreffs reflects on using writing to manage chronic pain – and to renegotiate the objectifying medical gaze. As an erstwhile student of English Language and a former Secondary School English teacher, the relationship
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