‘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 reviews “The Two Cultures: Sixty Years On,” an event held at the Foundation for Science and Technology on 24 April 2019. It originally appeared here alongside podcasts of the event, and is reproduced here with permission. Ben Alderson-Day […]
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 the medical humanities, aims to improve […]
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 a friend that he wanted 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 Network, aimed to answer this question. […]