Discussions

New Episode of No Easy Answers in Bioethics Podcast - When Patients and Families Express Hope for a Miracle

How do patients, their families, or their caregivers express hope for a miracle in the clinical setting? How can medical professionals respond to these desires for a miracle to occur? Guests Dr.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Podcast: 4 - 11 February 2019

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 4 February 2019 to 11 February 2019.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Podcast.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
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HUMANITIES

Words To That Effect Podcast - Season 3 Launched

 

Words To That Effect is a literary podcast of the intriguing, the curious, and the unexplored. Season 3 has just launched and there are two brand new episodes.

Dinosaurs: From Palaeontology to Pyjamas

Episode 25 explores the pop culture fascination with dinosaurs. How do we get from some Victorian gentlemen discussing unusual fossils, to an entire industry of dinosaur products for children? Feat. Dr Will Tattersdill, Senior Lecturer in Popular Literature at the University of Birmingham

New Books in Secularism podcast: THE DESIGN ARGUMENT (Cambridge UP, 2018) by Elliott Sober

How does the argument for Intelligent Design translate into a more fully fleshed out philosophy for understanding our world and universe, and how does that philosophy stand up to mathematical scrutiny? This is what Professor Elliott Sober works to elaborate in his new book The Design Argument, which is a monograph in Cambridge University Press’s series “Elements in the Philosophy of Religion.”

Oral History Summer School: Mini-Intensive at Verso Books (NYC) March 9 - 10

Join Oral History Summer School for a weekend intensive in NYC. This hands-on workshop––open to all––is based on our popular 10-day intensive, covering oral history theory, method and practice. Over the course of the weekend, we'll address interview techniques, recording tutorials, ethics, memory, annotation and experimental outcomes. Come all ye documentarians, journalists, artists, media-makers, educators and those looking to learn new things in good company!

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Podcast: 21 - 28 January 2019

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 21 January 2019 to 28 January 2019.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Podcast.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
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DIGITAL HUMANITIES

New episode: No Easy Answers in Bioethics - Episode 11 - Clinical and Legal Perspectives on Brain Death

What does it mean to declare brain death in the clinical setting? How does the language we use surrounding death complicate these situations? What beliefs and philosophies exist regarding what constitutes the death of a person?

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