Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities

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Journey to the Centre of the Archive

Our research assistant Anna McFarlane has just returned from a trip to the Wellcome Library and the National Library of Scotland as part of a Wellcome Trust-funded project entitled ‘Nursing, Reproduction, and Writing: Naomi...

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Reflections on our first workshop

Science Fiction and Public Engagement with Medicine Anna and I were delighted to welcome to Glasgow the two guest speakers at our first workshop: Prof. Jenny Kitzinger of Cardiff University, and David Lawrence of Manchester...

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Conference Call for Papers Announced

To conclude the Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities project we are going to host a conference, bringing together the ideas and interests generated over the year. It will be held at the University...

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Nothing to make a song and dance about

D.G. Compton’s The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe (1974) has a particular relevance to medical humanities at Glasgow. When Bertrand Tavernier filmed the adapted screenplay as Death Watch (1980), he chose Glasgow as the setting for...