Professor Bettina Bildhauer’s research addresses the limits of ‘the human’ by focusing on blood, materiality, monsters, and menstruation in the Global Middle Ages. The Polyphony interviewed Bildhauer in advance of her keynote at the Northern Network for Medical Humanities 4th Annual Congress in April 2021.
Natalie Mullen is a PhD candidate based at Lancaster University. Her research is funded by the AHRC and examines patient agency in the nineteenth-century asylum. The Inaugural Congress of the NNMHR (#NNMHR17) fell in
Diana Beljaars is PhD Researcher at the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University, and her project situates on the intersection of human geography, medical humanities, health and disability geography, and the medical
Ute Oswald is doing a PhD in the History of Medicine at the University of Warwick, having already completed an MA at Hamburg University in Classical Archaeology and Italian and an MSt at Oxford University
Caitlin Stobie is a PhD candidate at the University of Leeds working on representations of abortion, embodiment, and agency in southern African fiction. She is a research intern on the AHRC-funded research network “The