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April 2015

2015 Gender, Health & the South Symposium at Wake Forest University

April 16, 2015 - April 17, 2015
Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC United States + Google Map

On April 16 and 17, join the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University and the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University for a day and a half symposium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The symposium will bring together activists, scholars, and students to present original research and raise questions at the intersection of gender, race, region, and health. A full itinerary for the symposium will be available soon. Symposium keynote speakers: Melissa Harris-Perry is the Presidential…

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June 2015

Balance in Mental Health and Wellbeing hosted by the Centre for Medical History, University of Exeter

June 25, 2015 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
University of Exeter – XFi Building, Amory, Rennes Drive
Exeter, EX4 4RJ United Kingdom
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During the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, scientists, clinicians, policy-makers and patients have repeatedly mobilised concepts of balance to explain the functions and malfunctions of bodies and minds and to promote wellbeing. This conference aims to explore the ways in which changing notions of balance have been used to understand the causes of mental illness; to rationalise new approaches to its treatment and prevention; and to validate advice relating to balance in work and family life. Drawing on a range of approaches and methodologies, we very much…

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July 2015

The Politics of Health: Building An Interdisciplinary Pre-Health Curriculum Around the Complex Meanings Of Health And Illness

July 13, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Dartmouth College – Haldeman 041, 24-28 N Main St
Hanover, NH 03755 United States
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First Keynote: Jonathan Metzl, MD/PhD, Vanderbilt Colleagues from the participating centers (Dartmouth College, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Columbia University, King’s College London, WISER University of Witwatersrand South Africa, Chinese University Hong Kong), will gather to share their institution’s research project. Colleagues from the larger CHCI community are encouraged and welcome to attend. Conference registration is required; colleagues from other institution are required to pay a $100 registration fee per person attending; participation for colleagues at the host institution…

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