H-Disability is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the experience and phenomenon of 'disability.' H-Disability was established in response to the growing academic interest and expanding scholarly literature on issues of disability throughout the world.

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FW: Prostheses in Antiquity Conference Programme

Prostheses in Antiquity
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Tuesday 30th June 2015

9.15 am WELCOME

9.30 am ‘Prosthetics, Aids and Disability: A Modern View’, Ellen Adams,
King’s College London

10.00 am ‘(Re)making Faces: Form as Function in Facial Prostheses’, Gili
Yaron, University of Maastricht

10.30 am ‘The Prosthetic Service Today’, Ian Massey, Cardiff Artificial Limb
and Appliance Centre

11.00 – 11.30 am TEA & COFFEE

Call for Bloggers at Nursing Clio

Nursing Clio (nursingclio.org) is looking for new bloggers!

We are an open access, collaborative blog project that ties historical scholarship to current political, social, and cultural issues related to gender and medicine. Bodies, sexuality, health care, medical technology, and reproductive rights play central roles in both political debate and popular culture. Our tagline – “The Personal is Historical” – emphasizes the fact that these issues don’t develop spontaneously; they represent ongoing dialogues that reach far back into the past.

CFP: Interrogating the In-between: UNSW Humanities and Languages Postgraduate Research Conference 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Interrogating the In-between: UNSW Humanities and Languages Postgraduate Research Conference 2015

School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

University of New South Wales, Sydney

Friday June 12th 2015

 

Across all disciplines in the Humanities and Languages, researchers attempt to call binary distinctions into question, whether: Self/ Other; Subject/ Object; Past/ Future; Occident/ Orient; East/ West; Identity/ Difference; Being/ Nothing; Woman/ Man; Reality/ Virtuality.

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