Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities

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

Durham Centre for Medical Humanities: New Generations Programme

Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH) have announced the opening of the call for applications for the ‘New Generations’ Programme. Funded by the AHRC and led by Durham University’s Centre … Continue reading

2 June, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘to the very edge – not leaving an atom of margin’

On the Writing of the Insane (1870) by G. Mackenzie Bacon – a colourful and fascinating glimpse at the writings of various late 19th century inmates of the Cambridgeshire asylum … Continue reading

20 March, 2013 · 1 Comment

Big changes at the Wellcome Collection, London

An expansion and redesign is planned for the Wellcome Collection building on Euston Road. Here’s the story on the BBC site. As a regular at the library, I’m a little … Continue reading

25 October, 2012 · Leave a comment

Medical Humanities … in practice

There’s an interesting debate going on in the BMJ forum.  A psychiatrist is lamenting a management decision to show patients Milos Forman’s 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, … Continue reading

6 June, 2012 · 7 Comments

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