Mostrando entradas de septiembre 11, 2011

Call for Papers: Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

Call for Papers: Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment The University of Edinburgh June 15-16, 2012 This two-day interdisciplinary conference aims to bring the senses and the sensuous back to the monstrous or deformed body, and to explore the questions, anxieties, and denials which surround deformity when it is located within a continuum of sense. Hosted by the University of Edinburgh, the conference will be held from 15-16 June, 2012. Inquiries should be directed to sdefconference(at)ed.ac.uk http://sensualisingdeformity.blogspot.com/p/call-for-papers.html “Although he was already repellent enough, there arose from the fungous skin-growth with which he was almost covered a very sickening stench which was hard to tolerate... with the use of the [daily] bath the unpleasant odour... ceased to be noticeable” ~ Sir Frederick Treves The prominent surgeon Frederic Treves’s description of Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man, exposes a body wh

CFP: British Society for the History of Science postgraduate conference

Hi all, We invite paper submissions for the British Society for the History of Science postgraduate conference, which will be held at the University of Warwick on 4th-6th January 2012. Deadline for proposals: 11th November   Abstracts for single fifteen minute papers should be c. 200 words and include the title of the proposed paper. Proposals for themed sessions are also welcome, for which we will require a 400 word summary along with the names of those involved and the suggested length (maximum two hours). Please visit   http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/chm/events/conferences_works hops/bshs  for more information on the conference and to propose your paper or session.   Best regards, David Beck Doctoral Candidate History Department, University of Warwick go.warwick.ac.uk/davidbeck d.c.beck@warwick.ac.uk

Cfp reminder, electrifying the city

The deadline for submissions for the joint BSHS/Centre for Urban History conference, 'Electrifying the City: Spaces and Places for Electricity in 20th Century Britain, is 30th September Conference details are at  http://www.bshs.org.uk/blog/2011/09/06/electrifying-the-city-call-for-papers/ This conference will take place on Saturday 19th November in Leicester. Best wishes, Sally Horrocks
Estimados colegas:     La Biblioteca de Medicina de la Universidad Complutense quiere poner en vuestro conocimiento  la exposición virtual que hemos realizado con el título "Historia de la Anatomía en la Biblioteca Complutense",  en la que se muestra los libros a texto completo existentes en la Biblioteca de la UCM  y a través de los cuales se hace un recorrido por la Historia de la Anatomía.     Esta exposición se ha presentado en el marco del XXV Congreso de la Sociedad Anatómica Española que se está celebrando actualmente en la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Complutense.     La exposición la podéis ver en: http://www.ucm.es/BUCM/med/41702.php       Os agradeceríamos la mayor difusión de la misma. Gracias anticipadas y un afectuoso saludo.   Manuela Crego Castaño Biblioteca Facultad de Medicina Universidad Complutense de Madrid Avda. Complutense, s/n - 28040 Madrid Tfno. 91-394-12-34 - Fax 91-394-14-28 http://www.ucm.es/BUCM/med