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International Conference on Medical Humanities

Organization: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in collaboration with the University of Bedfordshire
Categories: Postcolonial, Hispanic & Latino, Interdisciplinary, Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality, World Literatures, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature, Science
Event Date: 2022-03-12 to 2022-03-13 Abstract Due: 2021-12-10

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“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity” - Hippocrates

organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in cooperation with Faculty of Health & Social Sciences School of Applied Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire

Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with an ISBN.
The conference will explore the social, historical and cultural dimensions of health and medicine. It will promote an interdisciplinary perspective on health, illness, health care and the body. The conference will also focus on the issues relevant to medical knowledge, public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill.
Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

history of medicine
medical anthropology
sociology of medicine
medicine in literature and cultural studies
medicine and art
medicine and philosophy
health geography
medical education
We also welcome poster proposals on one of the conference themes.

The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to Medical Humanities.

Proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent to: medhumconf@lcir.co.uk. Download the paper proposal form from our website: https://medhumconf.lcir.co.uk



Dr. Michal Lytovka