Virtual Lecture by Professor Julie Shah: "What To Expect When You’re Expecting Robots: The Future of Human-Robot Interactions" at the University of Pittsburgh

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
January 31, 2022
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Urban Design and Planning

The Research, Ethics and Society Initiative is pleased to present Professor Julie Shah, who will present a virtual talk entitled "What to expect when you’re expecting robots: The future of human robot collaboration" at 12pm on January 31, 2022. 

FEATURED JOB: Lecturer in Predictive Health and Integrated Physiology - Center for the Study of Human Health, Emory University

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, Humanities

Featured Job

17th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology (ICLASP17)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2022
Location: 
China
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Communication, Health and Health Care, Linguistics, Psychology

The 17th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology (ICLASP17) will be held at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong between 22 to 25 June 2022.

ICLASP17:2022 welcomes scholars engaging in sociopsychological research and analyses concerning the role of language in society, including verbal and non-verbal communication. The conference attracts papers that specialize in the application and development of theories of language perceptions, attributions, and language use to understand group and individual behaviour in society.

Global Plagues in Renaissance Florence: a three-week Summer Course (2022) at Villa Le Balze, Georgetown University in Fiesole (Italy)

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 28, 2022 to July 18, 2022
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Italian History / Studies, Public Health

This three-weeks class presents both micro and macro histories of plague. On the one hand, you will learn about and visit multiple plague sites in Tuscany, private and public spaces (like hospitals, foundling homes, churches) constructed to help contemporaries cope with the disease and medieval and early modern art that conveys the magnitude of the mortality Italians witnessed firsthand. Florence in particular is used as an 'open book' on the premodern plague experience. Key plague sites are also visited in Lucca, Pisa, Prato, and Siena.

Epidemics and Pandemics – the Historical Perspective

Type: 
Journal
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health, Social Sciences, Sociology

The latest supplement of the journal Historical Social Research (HSR) is published!

HSR Supplement 33 (2021): Epidemics and Pandemics – the Historical Perspective. ed. Jörg Vögele, Luisa Rittershaus & Katharina Schuler

Abe Global 2022 | Polishing Japan’s Silver: Aging Sustainably in the 21st Century

Type: 
Event
Date: 
January 28, 2022
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, Japanese History / Studies, Public Policy, Social Sciences

Across the world, societies are struggling to design sustainable policies for their aging populations. In much of the developed world, an increasing share of the population is over 60. In Japan, which has long been viewed as the pioneer “super-aging” society, nearly 30% of the population is now over 65. Individuals are living much longer lives due to improvements in nutrition and health care, while evolving lifestyles and shifting socio-economic conditions have kept birth rates at historic lows.

CFP -- Reckoning with Race and Racism in Academic Medicine (Johns Hopkins University)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2022
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Race / Ethnic Studies, Teaching and Learning

Integrating Social Science and Healthcare in Africa and the Middle East

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 27, 2022 to May 29, 2022
Location: 
Morocco
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, Social Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, Ethnic History / Studies

Please click HERE to access the description in English, Arabic, and French.

 

8th Annual International Conference on Social Sciences

The 2nd International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East (online)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2022 to April 10, 2022
Location: 
Qatar
Subject Fields: 
Sociology, Public Health, Middle East History / Studies, Humanities, Health and Health Care

The 2nd International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East (online)
April 9-10, 2022

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2022
Doha, Qatar

CfP: Towards 2030: Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing. A Sociological Perspective

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2022
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, Public Health, Social Sciences, Sociology, Economic History / Studies

collaboration with the Open Access journal “Frontiers in Sociology: Medical Sociology” (www.frontiersin.org

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