How should researchers approach the medical archive, and how might these spaces hide or highlight narratives on women, health and care? Christine Slobogin reflects on the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research Congress panel,
Seeking to “take seriously” everyday acts of care, artist Emily Beaney reflects on how her collaborative practice-based research examines caring practices within the mother-daughter relationship. “The most anti-capitalist protest is to care for another
Fraser Riddell reviews Peter Fifield’s Modernism and Physical Illness: Sick Books (Oxford: 2020). Modernism and Physical Illness explores how modernist texts present the experience of illness as something which strikingly transforms the everyday, ‘bracketing the habitual,
Introducing the make space project, a user-led initiative dedicate to thinking more critically and care-fully about self-harm. Make space is a user-led initiative creating spaces for more courageous, nuanced, and generous conversations about self-harm.
A powerful call-to-action limited by its inability to adequately define ‘compassion’: Lara Ronan, MD, reviews “Compassiononomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence that Caring makes a Difference” by Stephen Trezaciak and Anthony Mazzerelli (2019).
Wendy Lowe reviews Anna Harpin’s Madness, Art, and Society: Beyond Illness (Routledge, 2018). Madness, Art and Society provides a comprehensive account of Anna Harpin’s ways of looking at and critiquing the practices of diagnosis and
Laura Savidge, mental health nurse and co-author of the forthcoming study “Nursing a ‘Plague’, A History of HIV & AIDS Care, 1981-1996”, writes: ‘And I can remember seeing what was – he loved chocolate – and
Richard Bates reviews ‘Locating Health: Regional Historical Perspectives on Human Care, 1800-1948, a one-day workshop part of ‘Florence Nightingale Comes Home for 2020’ project. This one-day workshop, held at the University of Nottingham on
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