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Narrativity and medicine

By November 23, 2011No Comments

The Nordic Network for Studies in Narrativity and Medicine (which I have reported about before in our Danish blog) is holding its first meeting at Medical Museion, Friday 9 – Saturday 10 December. Here’s the list of speakers (in chronological order):

  • Thomas Söderqvist: Are There Any Narratives in These Exhibitions?
  • Rita Charon: What is Medicine For? A Radical Recognition, an Honor Restoried and Restored
  • Eva Hammershøy: A Strategy for Literature and Medicine
  • Rolf Ahlzén: Medical Humanities: Straddling the Disciplines?
  • Kari Nyheim Solbrække: Gender or Human Suffering: Do We Have to Choose? Using a Narrative Inquiry to Sensitize the Field of Masculinity and Illness
  • Helle Sofie Wentzer and Jane Ege Møller: The Writing Turn in Patient Communication?
  • Petter Aaslestad: ‘There is Nothing Reasonable to Get Out of Him’: Medical Records of Sami Psychiatric Patients 1900-194
  • Neil Vickers: The Work of the Centre for the Humanities and Health at King’s College London: An Interim report
  • Hilde Bondevik og Knut Stene-Johansen: Sykdom som litteratur – Illness as Literature
  • Katarina Bernhardsson: Literature and Medicine: A Two-way Connection
  • Yvonne Leffler: The Healing Function of Fictional Stories
  • Ásdís Egilsdóttir: Disruption of Divine Balance: Disease and Healing in the Middle Ages
  • Michael Høxbro Andersen: Symptomatology in the Borderlands Between Medicine and Literature
  • Daniel Brodén: An Unhealthy Welfare State? The Analytical Challenge of Filmmaker Roy Andersson
  • Karin Christiansen, Lise Gormsen and Per Vestergaard: ‘The Good Doctor’: Reading Literature and Philosophy
  • Nina Bjerre Andersen: ‘Something That Most of Us Do Anyway’: Personal Reflections of Medical Students at the University of Aarhus
  • Kristin Margrethe Heggen: Narrative Approach as a Learning Strategy in the Formation of Novice Researchers

There may one or two extra seats left: For more information, contact the organiser, Jens Lohfert Jørgensen (jenslj@hum.ku).

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