Gillian Shirreffs uses poetry, prose and white space to explore lived experience of a chronic neurological illness. This is part three of an essay published in four parts this week. Click here for part
A question of scale: Bettina Bildhauer argues that viruses are too small to be recognised in our anthropocentric habits of perceiving agency, but “new materialist” theories and pre-Enlightenment writing can help us challenge these
Performance artist Professor Laura González on paying attention to the hysteric utterance Hysteria is a condition that has been diagnosed since before Hippocrates’ time. In Ancient Egypt, a papyrus recorded an illness in which
Chelsea Saxby reflects on public feelings about the NHS through TV viewers’ nostalgia for inter-war GPs What might audience responses to a ‘feel good’ Sunday night drama, set in the Scottish Highlands between the
Working across the humanities-science divide: Raphael Lyne and Jon Simons on an interdisciplinary approach to remembering Raphael Lyne, Professor of Renaissance Literature in the Faculty of English at Cambridge, has been working with
Dr Emily Cock discusses nose transplantation and Interregnum politics I have recently published my first monograph, all about Rhinoplasty and the nose in early modern British medicine and culture. Exciting! But, according to
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