On the first day of the 2019 UCU strikes, Felicity Callard reflects on labour, exhaustion, and the historical currents that animate the physical and institutional bodies engaged in the present dispute.
Janet Mathieson reviews the one-day workshop ‘Narratives of Health, Life and Illness’ which took place at Wellcome Collection on 27th September 2019, jointly hosted by Wellcome Collection and the Consortium of the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE).
Fay Bound Alberti on emotions, history, and transplantation, in a preview of her new project, AboutFace.
Alexandra Stephenson and Camilla Mørk Røstvik explore the visual history of menstruation through a visit to the archives and collection of the Surgeons’ Hall Museum in Edinburgh.
Wellcome Collection’s new permanent exhibition, ‘Being Human’ opened to the public on September 5th. The Polyphony’s associate editor Fiona Johnstone caught up with curator Clare Barlow.