Alexandra Barmpouti reviews Bonnie Lander Johnson and Eleanor Decamp’s Blood Matters: Studies in European Literature and Thought, 1400-1700 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018). Blood is not merely a biological substance but has often acquired cultural, religious and socio-political connotations. Historically, blood has been […]
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).
Daisy Powell reviews Frances Ryan’s Crippled: Austerity and the Demonization of Disabled People, and shares discussion from the book’s launch at The University of Leeds. The austerity measures implemented since the 2008 global financial crash have led to the destitution […]
43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck, University of London 6th June 2019 ‘Conversations on Care and/in the Community’ invited researchers and writers from a number of disciplines to engage in a series of conversations surrounding these new social and spatial conditions of […]
Anisha Gupta explores Wellcome Collection’s new ‘Being Human’ display.