Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities

An interdisciplinary collaboration between the Faculties of Arts and Medicine & Health at the University of Leeds

Disability and the DisHuman

Monday 5th December 2016, 2pm Professor Dan Goodley and Dr Kirsty Liddiard (Sheffield) Dr Angharad Beckett (Leeds) How does disability enlarge and trouble the posthuman condition? How do bodily extensions … Continue reading

21 November, 2016 · Leave a comment

Augmenting the Body visits Sheffield Robotics

On Wednesday 2nd November, some members of the Augmenting the Body team—Stuart Murray, Amelia DeFalco, Ray Holt, and Sophie Jones—took a field trip to Sheffield Robotics to get a closer … Continue reading

17 November, 2016 · Leave a comment

Redesigning the Human

Monday 7th November 2016, 2-4pm, LHRI Professor Tony Prescott and Dr. Michael Szollosy (Sheffield) Dr Andrew Cook (Dundee) From clothes, piercings and tattoos to implanted devices and prosthetic limbs, bodily augmentations … Continue reading

31 October, 2016 · Leave a comment

Religions and Public Health:Bridges and Barriers to Improving Global Health Outcomes

Series Convenor: Professor Emma Tomalin This seminar series will interrogate methodological and theoretical questions about the complex ways that religious world-views and institutions shape understandings of and outcomes related to health. … Continue reading

11 October, 2016 · Leave a comment

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