Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities

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

CFP – Northern Renaissance Seminar: ‘Disability and the Renaissance’

Leeds Trinity University College, 8 September 2012 Disability and the Renaissance Proposals for 20-minute papers are invited on the ways in which disability can be conceptualised in/through/by the Renaissance. This … Continue reading

25 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

When mental illness is a very ‘sane’ response

There is an article on the BBC today about the recession prompting a rise in calls to the helplines of mental health charities. Rather than a strict dichotomy between mental … Continue reading

21 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity

Leeds Salon event Date: Wednesday 23 May, 6:45pm (for 7pm start) to 8:30pm Venue: Millennium Room, Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds Speaker: Ray Tallis £5 waged/£3 unwaged Leeds Salon welcomes back Ray … Continue reading

21 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

Prof. Murray’s talk on ‘Autism, Human, and Posthuman’, 28 May 2012

The Director of the University of Leeds’ Centre for Medical Humanities, Stuart Murray, will be the guest speaker at the King’s College London Centre for Health and Humanities on 28 … Continue reading

18 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

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