Annamaria Carusi

Sheffield to host Third Conference of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research

We’re delighted that Sheffield has been chosen as the host of the Third Conference of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research.  The conference theme is ‘Experience’ and we are looking forward to welcoming national and international researchers. Watch this space for further details ….

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Two New Seed Awards for Medical Humanities

Medical Humanities Sheffield has been successful in getting seed funding from the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research for two projects: ‘The epistemology of non-epileptic attack disorder’ is led by MHS member Jon Dickson, with Annamaria Carusi, Markus Reuber and Richard Grünewald as Sheffield collaborators. The project seeks to explore non-epileptic attack disorder as a […]

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New book publication for MHS members Markus Reuber and Gregg Rawlings

Markus Reuber, Gregg Rawlings and Steven Schachter have published In our words: personal accounts of living with non-epileptic seizures. The book, published by Oxford University Press, includes over 100 stories from people with personal experience of nonepileptic seizures from around the world. 

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MHS International Collaborations

Medical Humanities continues to develop international collaborations through co-supervising students at European universities.  Ragna Winniewski’s doctoral project on The Phenomenologies of the Senses, is co-supervised by Annamaria Carusi of MHS and Prof. dr. Thiemo Breyer of the Dept of Philosophy at the University of Cologne. In embarking on this cross-national project, Ragna is continuing in […]

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Wellcome Postdoctoral Award for Steffan Blayney

Steffan Blayney has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Humanities and Social Sciences Postdoctoral Award, working closely with  Chris Millard. His project explores mental health activism, anti-capitalist politics and the radical left in Britain from 1956 to the present day. Steffan joined the Department of History in 2018, after researching and teaching at Birkbeck, Kent and […]

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‘AI in the Clinic’, new Wellcome Trust Seed Project

We are delighted that Annamaria Carusi’s project ‘AI in the Clinic’, has been funded by the Wellcome Trust, under the themed call for Seed project in AI in Healthcare and Medicine. The project is a collaboration between Medical Humanities, the Pulmonary and Vascular Diseases Unit  at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Insigneo Institute for in silico […]

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Controversies on Childbirth: from Epistemology to Practices (VOICEs)

We are delighted to announce that Stella Villarmea‘s Marie Slodowska Curie Fellowship project, Controversies on Childbirth: from Epistemology to Practices (VOICEs), has been funded.  Stella will be spend a secondment at  Medical Humanities Sheffield, where she will work with Annamaria Carusi and others. We’re looking forward to welcoming Stella to Sheffield!   Project Controversies on […]

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PhD student Lijiaozi Cheng tells her story

PhD Student Lijiaozi Cheng recently participated in Research Tales from Arts and Humanities,  a public engagement event on the 17th May, which was the culmination of a series of workshops on Arts and Humanities Storytelling. Watch Lijiaozi tell the story of how she came to her research idea, as well as setting out some of […]

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Wellcome studentship for Kate McAllister

Catherine (Kate) McAllister has recently been awarded a Wellcome Trust Doctoral Studentship in Humanities and Social Science, to be supervised by Dr Chris Millard and Prof Adrian Bingham. The PhD is provisionally entitled: ‘Epidemic Encephalitis and the Intersection of General and Mental Health Service Provision in Sheffield, 1917-1951’. We look forward to welcome Kate to […]

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MA in Medicine in Society to begin in September 2019

Our new MA in Medicine in Society begins in September 2019.  It’s an exciting new opportunity to explore medicine from the interdisciplinary perspectives of philosophy, history, sociology, politics and ethics. Read more about the MA here. If you have any questions, contact Annamaria Carusi.                       […]

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