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
Veronica Heney proposes a new methodology for understanding narratives of self-harm The assumption that self-harm is unnatural, that it is inevitably incomprehensible to the ‘normal’ person, permeates the clinical, sociological, and even fictional literature
Sarah Markham discusses harm caused by disproportionate risk aversion in mental health settings, and how this might be remedied In secure and forensic psychiatric settings, a tension is perceived to exist between the promotion
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,
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