CFP: Malady and Mortality Conference

Posted by Matt Foley on February 26, 2013 in Blog, News tagged with , , ,

Malady and Mortality – Illness, Disease and Death in Literary and Visual Culture
Conference, Falmouth University, Cornwall
19-20th September 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Tony Walter, Centre for Death, University of Bath
Professor Alan Bleakley, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry

Papers are invited on the following topics:

Health, Well Being and Environment
History of Medicine
Public Health and Medicine
Disease and Subjectivity
Disability and Agency
The Body in Pain
Palliative Care
Illness and Digital Technologies
Narrative, e-Narratives and Memory
Medical Intervention and Patient Testimony
Communication and Patient Networks
Medical Identities and Medical Gatekeepers
Sustainability, Quality of Life and Euthanasia
State Intervention and Legal Decisions
Artes Moriendi and Privacy
Definitions of Death
Rights and Ownership
Grief and Mourning

Please send abstracts (200 words max) to Dr Helen Thomas, with subject header ‘Malady and Mortality Conference’ by 1st May 2013

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