Wendy Lowe takes a look at a new edited collection on shame, and explores its relevance to the medical humanities. In some ways, because Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Shame deals with a cultural tendency to
‘What can we gain by turning to the ways in which people thought about, and performed, sleep in the past?’: Megan Leitch, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Cardiff University, considers contemporary understanding of sleep within its wider premodern context.
This post is a commentary by Maria Giulia Marini on Heart- and Soul-Like Constructs across Languages, Cultures, and Epochs (New York and London: Routledge, 2019) edited by Bert Peeters. Narrative medicine, a discipline of
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
How to collaborate beyond the academy in research in dementia and culture? Working Together, a workshop organised by Sarah Falcus (University of Huddersfield) and Raquel Medina (Aston University) for the Dementia, Narrative and Culture
The I Congreso Medicina Gráfica (First Graphic Medicine Congress) was a one-day conference held at the University of Zaragoza on 30 November 2018. It explored the diverse intersections between the healthcare sector, the comic,
Lena Maria Lorenz, PhD student at Durham University, reviews the ‘Interoception: Sensation and Embodied Awareness’ workshop at the Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University on 8th November 2018. Lena Maria’s research includes an interdisciplinary investigation of chronic
Emine Gurbuz, PhD student in the Psychology Department, Durham University, reviews the ‘Interoception: Sensation and Embodied Awareness’ workshop at the Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University on 8th November 2018. Interoception, defined as “the process
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