The Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference, 24-25 July 2014

The Centre for Medical History at the University of Exeter will be holding an interdisciplinary medical humanities conference for postgraduate researchers on the 24 and 25 July 2014.

This conference aims to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines in a manner that reflects the broad scope of exciting research being carried out in the field of the medical humanities at present.

The conference will provide a forum for postgraduate scholars to exchange ideas and share their research in a friendly and engaging environment. The event will also allow delegates to discuss their work with senior academics in the field including keynote speakers and other members of the Exeter Centre for Medical History.

Keynote speakers:

The event will close with a roundtable session drawing together the themes arising from the conference and reflecting on future directions of research in the medical humanities.

Registration is now open. Click here to confirm your attendance

South, West and Wales Bursaries

The College of Humanities, University of Exeter, will be offering two £200 ‘Exeter Humanities South, West and Wales Bursaries’ to assist delegates with the travel and accommodation costs.

Students affiliated with institutions participating in the new South, West and Wales AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership will be given preference, but the bursaries are not restricted to individuals from these institutions. The South, West and Wales AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership institutions are:

  • Aberystwyth University
  • University of Bath
  • Bath Spa University
  • University of Bristol
  • Cardiff University
  • University of Reading
  • University of Southampton

Please submit your application to this bursary to

Student and early-career Society for the Social History of Medicine Travel Bursaries

Student and early-career SSHM travel bursaries are available to conference attendees who are SSHM members, please apply via the SSHM website:

This conference is made possible through the generous support of:

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