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CMH/WRI Small Grants 2015-16 Awarded
Hubbub launches The Rest Test
You are all invited to share your experiences of rest as part of a global ‘Rest Test’, which launched on 3 November at 9pm on BBC Radio 4’s All in the Mind, presented by Hubbub Associate Director Claudia Hammond. Read more.
‘Hearing the Voice’ (HtV 2) another five years – congratulations!
The Wellcome Trust has awarded ‘Hearing the Voice’ another five-years of research as one of two projects to be the first of its Humanities and Social Science Collaborative Awards. ‘Hearing the Voice’ will continue with its innovative work in exploring the experience of voice hearing through unique insights from the humanities and social sciences. Read More.
New Medical Humanities funded research project
Congratulations to the team for being awarded funding for the 'Wandering Minds: Interdisciplinary Experiments on Self-Generated Thought' project. Read More.
Our colleagues and their research at Hearing the Voice have recently been highlighted in a post by Durham University. Read More.
Life of Breath Launch Event a huge success!
Guests gathered at Durham University’s Joachim Room on 23 September to celebrate the launch of Life of Breath, a Wellcome Trust funded project exploring breathing and breathlessness. Read More.
Soundings: Hubbub collaborates with Wellcome Library
Soundings is a series of collaborative sound performances devised by Hubbub resident poet SJ Fowler in response to prompts – including images, manuscripts and books – chosen by Wellcome Library staff from their collections. Read More.
Next Affiliates' Lunch 18th February, St Chad's SCR 12.30-2pm
The next Affiliates' Lunch will be used to discuss the latest developments at CMH and to engage Affiliates in discussions of plans for the future. Lunch will be provided - please contact Jane Abel if you would like to attend.
'Breathing in context: historical and cross-cultural perspectives on breath' - an interdisciplinary symposium, 8-9 March 2016
This symposium offers an exciting platform to explore, discuss and gain insight into the perception and experience of breath and breathing practices both historically and cross-culturally. Read More.
Next PG/ECR Network Meeting Tues 15th March, 4-6pm, St Chad's College
The theme of the next CMH/WRI Postgraduate/Early Career Researcher network meeting will be Emotion, Affect and the Body. Read More.
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- PASSAGE: a contemporary music album and poetry collection on life after birth (11 Feb 2016)
- Mood – Aesthetic, Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives Conference (CfP, University of Warwick, 6-7 May 2016) (11 Feb 2016)
- Encountering Pain (Conference, University College London, 1-2 July, 2016) (10 Feb 2016)
- Psychosomatic illness in popular culture (CfP, Edited Collection, 26 February 2016) (10 Feb 2016)
- Reviewer needed: ‘A Body of Work: An Anthology of Poetry and Medicine’ edited by Corinna Wagner and Andy Brown (10 Feb 2016)
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