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).
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 treatment of madness through numerous examples […]
Marie Allitt reviews the workshop ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface’, hosted by the Science Museum on 11th July 2019. Have you ever listened to the beat of your own heart? How often do you think about your breathing? Or your digestion? […]
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 […]
‘Representing the Medical Body’ took place at the Science Museum, London, on 28thMarch 2019. Words: Fiona Johnstone. Pictures: Lucy Lyons. “Did you notice that everyone was constantly talking about their feelings?” asked a colleague, as we walked to Gloucester Road […]