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 (email@example.com).