Tag: medical humanities

Show Navigation
  • Image of St Margaret

    Religion and medicine: call for papers


    Paper proposals are invited for a conference on ‘Religion and medicine: healing the body and soul from the Middle Ages to the modern day’ that will take place at Birkbeck, University of London, 15–16 July 2016. The conference is convened… Continue reading

  • Rare videos of Roy Porter now online


    Roy Porter (1946-2002) is justifiably recognised as the most influential historian of medicine of his generation.  However, despite being a prodigious author, a frequent broadcaster on BBC Radio and a popular lecturer to a range of audiences, not many recordings… Continue reading

  • “A Digital Future for the History of Medicine?”


    Next Wednesday (23rd March), Dr Simon Chaplin, Head of the Wellcome Library, will be giving a talk at the Centre for the Humanities and Health (CHH), King’s College London, titled: “A Digital Future for the History of Medicine?” The talk… Continue reading

  • Graphic Medicine


    I’m not a great aficionado of comics or graphic novels. I know who Alan Moore and Stan Lee are; various (male) friends and family have raised my awareness of Marvel and DC Comics; I’ve read the odd issue of Swamp… Continue reading