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CfP Experience, Medicine and Marginalisation: 3rd Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, University of Sheffield, 23-24 January 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS The third NNMHR Congress will be held at the University of Sheffield in January 2020. The theme of the Congress is ‘Experience, Medicine and Marginalisation’. In line with the 1st and 2nd Congresses, the logic of this Congress is simple: it is an opportunity for people who are passionate or even simply […]

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New Hera Project for MHS Co-Director Philip Withington

Philip Withington is collaborating with colleagues at Oldenburg, Stockholm and Utrecht, to reveal the Forgotten history of tobacco, caffeines, chocolate, sugar, and opium set to be revealed by historians.

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Read Julia Moses on risk and workplace accidents

Julia Moses has written a blog for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health / Centres for Disease Control webpage, related to her recent book on risk and workplace accidents: Workplace Accidents, Occupational Illness and the Long Road to Workers’ Compensation and Safety Policies around the World.

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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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