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Medical Humanities: New Frontiers or Back to the Past?

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Royal Irish Academy


Medical Humanities: New Frontiers or Back to the Past?

Event hashtag: #MedHumRIA

The aim of this one day symposium is to open dialogue between clinicians, medical educators and humanists in order to advance debate on the role of humanities in medical education. The day is divided into four sessions with top scholars on every panel.

1. Patient Narratives and Subjected bodies - Methodological Frameworks
2. Big Data and Biopower
3. Plenary Address by Professor Martyn Evans, University of Durham
4. Roundtable Session: Research-led teaching in Medical Humanities

Update March 4: There are very few spaces left - please register asap.

The event is free but registration is essential, as there are limited places. Please visit the Eventbrite page to view a full conference programme and to register.


We gratefully acknowledge funding received from the Irish Research Council for this event.