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Centre for Medical Humanities

Affiliates

CMH Affiliates are our collaborating colleagues within the University. Drawn from Departments in all three Faculties, ranging from History to Physics and from Music to Psychology, our Affiliates are individuals whose research interests align with the Centre’s general project, potentially enabling the development of research collaborations of mutual benefit.

 The beneficial interactions between the Centre and Affiliates include:

·Taking part in scheduled Affiliates meetings

·Using the Centre’s meeting facilities for additional research meetings

·Making reference to the Centre’s aegis where this is of assistance in research applications

·Access to the Centre’s other academic activities including seminars

·On-going networking with other Affiliates and with the Centre’s external collaborators where appropriate.


CMH Affiliates’ Lunches

CMH Affiliates' lunches are held twice each term. Each lunch focuses on a theme of interest to our Affiliates, and provides an opportunity for an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas which we hope will lead to exciting new projects and collaborations. Our first lunch of this academic year launched a competition for seedcorn funding of up to £500 for new Medical Humanities projects. We were delighted to make four awards; information about the successful applicants and their projects can be found here.

The usual format for lunch meetings involves two short talks by colleagues from different disciplines on a theme of interest across a range of departments, followed by discussion over a buffet lunch. We warmly welcome all those interested in our themes and collaborative aims to join us for our Affiliates' lunches, and are always pleased to hear suggestions for themes. Affiliates are invited to contact Corinne Saunders or Jane Macnaughton if they would like to use one of these events to discuss a proposal or present a theme. All lunches are on a Thursday and start at noon with a prompt finish at 2pm.

Please look out for announcements about future lunches and Affiliates' events.

Previous Affiliates' Lunches have featured the following talks and themes:

'War, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and the Arts’, presented by Professor Barbara Graziosi (Classics and Ancient History) and Dr Patrick Gray (English Studies).

Human - Non-Human Interactions’, presented by Professor David Herman (English Studies) and Dr Andrew Russell (Anthropology)

'Ritual Innovation: Thank you for Donated Organs', presented by Professor Douglas Davies (Theology and Religion) and Professor Bob Simpson (Anthropology)

'Resources for Living: visualising experiences of food and eating for Survivors of head and neck cancer', by Dr Duika Burges Watson (Centre for Public Policy and Health) and Dr Susan Lewis (Geography)

'Bodily Dis-Ease in Contemporary French Women’s Writing', presented by Professor Lucille Cairns (Modern Languages and Cultures) and 'Drawing Women’s Cancer', by Dr Jac Saorsa (Artist)

'Music and trauma', presented by Dr Patrick Zuk (Music) and 'On Scandal: The Wound of Pasolini', presented by Dr Michael Mack (English).

CMH also organised 'Visual Culture in Medical Humanities', an all-day joint workshop with the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture, co-organised with Professor Ludmilla Jordanova (History), and Professor Janet Stewart (Modern Languages and Cultures). For further information see here.

Our Affiliates

A

Dr Ben Alderson-Day Department of Psychology
Dr Ben Anderson Department of Geography
Professor Elizabeth Archibald Department of English Studies
Dr Sare Aricanli Department of History
Professor Peter Atkins Department of Geography

B

Dr Kathryn Banks School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Professor Sarah Banks School of Applied Social Sciences
Professor Andy Beresford School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Dr Marco Bernini Department of English Studies
Dr Rebecca Bitenc Affiliate of the Graduate School “Faktuales und Fiktionales Erzählen“ (“Factual and Fictional Narration”) at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany
Dr Mark Botha Department of English Studies

C

Dr Susana Carro-Ripalda Department of Anthropology
Professor Nancy Cartwright Department of Philosophy
Dr Emma Cave Durham Law School
Dr Mark Campbell Chambers Department of English Studies
Professor Tony Chapman St Chad's College (Professorial Fellow)
Dr Paul Chazot Wolfson Research Institute
Dr Helen Close Newcastle University, Institute of Health and Society
Dr Peter Collins Department of Anthropology
Dr Rachel Colls Department of Geography
Professor Chris Cook Department of Theology and Religion
Professor David Cowling School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Dr Stefano Cracolici School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Professor Sarah Curtis Department of Geography

D

Professor Douglas Davies Department of Theology and Religion
Dr Matthew Duncombe Department of Classics and Ancient History

E

Dr Matthew Eddy Department of Philosophy
Dr Iain Edgar Department of Anthropology
Dr Tuomas Eerola Department of Music
Dr Yulia Egorova Department of Anthropology

F

Dr Charles Fernyhough Department of Psychology
Dr Des Fitzgerald Department of Geography
Dr Simon Forrest Newcastle University, Institute of Health and Society
Dr Susan Frenk St. Aidan's College
Professor David Fuller Department of English (Emeritus Professor)

G

Dr Sylvie Gambaudo Department of Philosophy
Dr Peter Garratt Department of English Studies
Dr Abbie Garrington Department of English Studies
Dr Giles Gasper Department of History
Dr Patrick Gray Department of English Studies
Dr Daniel Grausam Department of English Studies
Professor Barbara Graziosi Department of Classics and Ancient History

H

Dr Abir Hamdar School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Professor Kate Hampshire Department of Anthropology
Dr Paul Harrison Department of Geography
Dr Emily J Henderson Newcastle University, Insitute of Health and Society
Dr Rachel Hunt Department of Geography
Dr Michael Huxtable Department of English Studies

I

Professor Jan Illing Newcastle University, School of Medical Education
Dr Jennifer Ingleheart Department of Classics and Ancient History
Dr Fusako Innami School of Modern Languages and Cultures

J

Professor Simon James Department of English Studies
Dr Simon James Department of Philosophy
Dr Kimberly Jamie School of Applied Social Sciences
Professor Ludmilla Jordanova Department of History

K

Mrs Ellen Kendall Department of Archaeology

L

Dr Jamie Lawson Department of Anthropology
Dr Sue Lewis Department of Geography

M

Professor Holger Maehle Department of Philosophy
Dr Margaret Masson St. Chad's College
Dr Cathy McClive Department of History
Professor Clare McGlynn Durham Law School
Professor Tom McLeish Department of Physics
Dr Rachel Mitchell Department of Psychology
Dr Hazel Morrison Department of Geography

N

Dr John Nash Department of English Studies
Professor Andrea Noble School of Modern Languages and Cultures

O

Dr Helen O'Connell Department of English Studies
Professor Maggie O'Neill School of Applied Social Sciences

P

Professor Max Paddison Department of Music
Dr Gregory Page Newcastle University, School of Medical Education
Dr Yarí Pérez Marín School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Dr Ivana Petrovic Department of Classics and Ancient History
Dr Hilary Powell Department of English Studies
Dr Jesse Proudfoot Department of Geography
Dr Geoffrey Purves Honorary Fellow

R

Professor Stephen Regan Department of English Studies
Professor Julian Reiss Department of Philosophy
Professor Fred Robinson St. Chad's College (Professorial Fellow)
Dr Andrew Russell Department of Anthropology
Dr Arthur Rose Department of English Studies

S

Dr Ana Sousa-Santos Department of Anthropology
Dr Lutz Sauerteig Newcastle University, Institute of Health and Society
Professor Nicholas Saul School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Dr Karen Scott Centre for Rural Economy, Newcastle University
Professor Ted Schrecker Newcastle University, Institute of Health and Society
Professor Robert Simpson Department of Anthropology
Dr Gillian Skinner Department of English Studies
Dr Benedict Smith Department of Philosophy
Dr James Smith Department of English Studies
Dr Robert Song Department of Theology and Religion
Professor Janet Stewart School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Dr Richard Sugg Department of English Studies

V

X

Dr ZhiMin Xiao School of Education

W

Professor Patricia Waugh Department of English Studies
Dr Tom Widger Department of Anthropology
Dr James Wilkes Department of Geography
Professor Philip Williamson Department of History

Y

Dr Keming Yang School of Applied Social Sciences

Z

Professor Bennett Zon Department of Music
Professor Patrick Zuk Department of Music

Contact Details

Centre for Medical Humanities
Caedmon Building
Leazes Road
Durham
DH1 1SZ

Tel: +44 (0)191 33 48277 
Email: mail.cmh@durham.ac.uk