Book Review

"Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: A Critical Intervention in 徳赢电子竞技Medical Humanities" by Anne Whitehead reviewed by Iro Filippaki

Anne Whitehead,Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: A Critical Intervention in 徳赢电子竞技Medical Humanities (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press,2017).Empathy,power structures,and what we are capable of not doing In a 1988 interview with George Plimpton,Maya Angelou passionately argued for the importance of fiction by saying thatRead more…

Book Review

‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,1817-1858' reviewed by Dr Antje Dallmann

‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,1817-1858' by Megan Coyer (Edinburgh University Press,2016).In Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,1817-1858,Megan Coyer contributes important insights into the study of the literary magazine Blackwood's,of nineteenth-century British literary periodicalsRead more…

Call for Papers

The Anatomy of the Image (CfP – updated,Conference,Monash University,16-18 February 2017)

This international conference wishes to create a broader context for analysing cultural,literary,scientific and political constructions of the (bio)medical body.We therefore seek to generate interest in the topic from a wide range of disciplines from anthropology,history,media theory,literature,art history,film,political studies,socials sciences,criminology,lawRead more…

Book Review

‘Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery' reviewed by Laura Neff

‘Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery' by Richard Barnett in association with Wellcome Collection (Thames & Hudson,2015).Following our initial call for clinical and academic reviews of ‘Crucial Interventions,' Laura Neff offers her perspective as a junior doctor. You can see the accompanying review offered by DrRead more…

Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘in-Training: Stories from tomorrow's physicians' edited by Ajay Major and Aleena Paul

The Centre is pleased to offer ‘in-Training: Stories from tomorrow's physicians‘ edited by Ajay Major and Aleena Paul (Pager Publications,2016) for review.We have two review copies available,specifically for a medical student and an academic in the area of 徳赢电子竞技medical humanities or medical education.in-Training: Stories from Tomorrow's Physicians is a collection of 102 manuscriptsRead more…

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