Gill Partington revisits the collective process of indexing evidence at a recent workshop series. Following the Evidence is a seminar series which has been running during the month of July 2021. The events explored
Reiko Kanazawa reflects on a workshop series about Scotland and AIDS crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic. Organising a workshop during a pandemic is daunting. So also is talking about AIDS while each country is
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.
Performing Medicine’s Bella Eacott examines some of the norms around the use of touch in healthcare settings, and considers how these have been altered by the Covid-19 pandemic. Touch is central to healthcare practice:
Beata Gubacsi reviews Gavin Miller’s Science Fiction and Psychology (Liverpool University Press, 2020). Gavin Miller and Anna McFarlane, introducing the BMJ’s Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities special issue as part of the 2016
Val Nolan’s essay explores how science fiction has shaped the cultural imagination of pandemics, and what science fiction teaches us about our expectations, experiences and reactions to dealing with COVID-19. If the past year
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,
Louisa Hann reviews Robb Hernández’s Archiving an Epidemic: Art, AIDS, and the Queer Avant-Garde (New York: New York University Press, 2019). The broad and ever-expanding domain of HIV/AIDS arts and performance scholarship has faced
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