Anisha Gupta explores Wellcome Collection’s new ‘Being Human’ display.
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? […]
Julia Sutton-Mattocks reviews the international symposium ‘Technologies of Mind and Body in the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc’, University of Nottingham, 17th–18th May 2019. ‘The project of creating a “New Man” and “New Woman” initiated in the Soviet Union […]
In this post, Margarita Saona reviews Fear in the Medical and Literary Imagination, Medieval to Modern: Dreadful Passions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), edited by Daniel McCann and Claire McKechnie-Mason. Fear in the Medical and Literary Imagination, Medieval to Modern: Dreadful […]