Is climate change only about polar bears and melting Arctic ice? Or is it about super storms like Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina, and increased rates of pollution related asthma? Does it affect us all equally, or are the legacies of inequality also at work in climate change? Where exactly do Black people fit in and why isn’t there more Black activism around these issues?
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Project Southeast Asia invites proposals for Panels and Papers for the 5th Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 2016.
Over 700 people took part in the 4th Symposium, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in March 2015. It was opened by DYMM Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak, and closed with a public lecture by Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University).
The "Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture" area for the 2016 Popular and American Culture Association meeting in Seattle invites proposals related to the portrayal of health, illness, and health care in the discourses of popular and American culture. Proposals representing perspectives in the humanities and the arts (e.g., film, history, literature, visual arts), social sciences (e.g., anthropology, cultural studies, sociology), and mass media (e.g., print or electronic journalism) in historical or contemporary contexts are welcome.
After receiving an astounding feedback for the first issue of Elenchus Law Review (Elen.L.R), it is with pride and privilege that we call forth papers for the December issue (2nd issue of Volume I) of the journal.
Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities
As part of the Wellcome Trust funded project 'Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities', the BMJ Group journal Medical Humanities will be publishing a special issue guest edited by Dr Gavin Miller, University of Glasgow.
We invite papers of broad interest to an international readership of medical humanities scholars and practising clinicians on the topic ‘Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities’.