Tag Archives: Tara Mahfoud

Report of 3rd Annual Culture Medicine & Power Writing Retreat

Blog post by Tara Mahfoud The Culture Medicine & Power research group held its 3rd annual writing retreat on 19-20 January in Walberswick on the Suffolk Coast of England. The goal of the retreat is to inspire creativity and confidence … Continue reading

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Report of Culture Medicine & Power Autumn Writing Workshop

The Culture Medicine & Power research group held its annual Autumn Writing Workshop on 24 November. We discussed work in progress focusing on exciting and thought provoking topics including interdisciplinary explorations of the wellbeing concept; human rights and moral complexities … Continue reading

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New book edited by Tara Mahfoud, Sam McLean and Nikolas Rose “Vital Models”: The Making and Use of Models in the Brain Sciences

The use of models has been important to the historical and contemporary study of the human brain, yet very little study by social scientists and humanities scholars has been dedicated to how the brain sciences develop and use models to … Continue reading

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The Autumn 2014 issue of the SSHM newsletter is now out!

We are pleased to announce the publication of  this term’s Social Science, Health and Medicine (SSHM) Newsletter. The SSHM newsletter is curated by our wonderful PhD students Tara Mahfoud, Sebastian Rojas Navarro and Cameron Spence. You can access the newsletter here. Please enjoy reading and … Continue reading

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Mark the date Dec 11 NSN Symposium on ‘Towards Neuro-Social Science: The Politics and Pragmatics of Collaboration’

When: Thursday December 11th, 9 1m-5 pm Where: Room 1.71, Franklin Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus, King’s College London The more we experiment on and with the human brain and nervous system, the more we realize that our neurobiological inheritances are bound up … Continue reading

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