Tanya Sheehan draws on her experience of teaching “Medicine and Society” to adolescents in a US summer school in 2021 to explore the value and implications of introducing critical medical humanities into secondary schools.
A roundtable discussion on the ethical, legal and aesthetic challenges of exhibiting anatomical materials, with curators Katie Birkwood (Royal College of Physicians), Nathan Flis (Yale Center for British Art) and Annette Wickham (Royal Academy of Arts), moderated by Keren Hammerschlag.
sarah madoka currie reflects on what Kazu Haga’s new book Healing Resistance has to say about healing, about restorative justice, and about the relationship between activism and academia in medical humanities contexts.
Marta-Laura Cenedese and Avril Tynan, convenors of the SELMA Medical Humanities Seminar Series at the University of Turku, Finland, reflect on the first season of the series, “Narratives of Illness”, and look ahead to a second season on “Indigenous Narratives of Healthcare”.
The Australasian Health and Medical Humanities Network was launched in June 2021. Elizabeth Stephens, Claire Hooker, Keren Hammerschlag, Sandra Carr, and Karin Sellberg outline the network’s aims and give an overview of current medical humanities practice in Australia.
How should scholars of medical humanities and disability studies read Kazuo Ishiguro’s latest novel, Klara and the Sun (2021)? In this review, sarah madoka currie considers how the novel frames the question of what it
Medical students at Barts and the London School of Medicine are offered an option module in Photography and Medicine. Artist Liz Orton, who delivers the course on behalf of Performing Medicine, reflects on its aims, objectives, and outcomes.
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