Coming up!

UKRI Project

  • Papers and presentations. The project team will present at the following events in 2020:
    • ‘New Narratives’, Arts University Bournemouth, 24 March 2020
    • ‘Making Space’, Association for Medical Humanities, University of Limerick, 17‐19 June 2020
    • ‘Space, Place and Design in the Medical and Health Humanities’, University of Southern Denmark, 25-27 June 2020
    • ‘Design4Health 2020’, Amsterdam, 1-3 July 2020
  • Launch. We will be having an official launch for the project with our first advisory board meeting in July 2020.
  • Workshops. This project will involve regular workshops at the University of Bristol, with details to be announced here in due course. In 2021 we expect to focus these workshops on developing a draft hospital building note on the senses, to discuss at the conference.
  • Exhibition & conference, 2022. The research will feed into an exhibition at Southmead and Great Ormond Street Hospitals as well as a design & healthcare conference in 2022. Details will be announced here in due course.

Wellcome Trust Network

  • Summer 2020, summer 2021. ‘Retreats’ for core collaborators to work towards an interdisciplinary collaborative output. We are developing a creative output with ‘prompts and provocations’ on hospital senses, to be launched at the conference (2021).
  • 29-30 March 2021. Conference on the senses and modern environments of healthcare & care. CFP to be launched in summer 2020.

To join this network and get email updates about forthcoming events, click HERE.

Past events

Wellcome Trust Network:

University of Bristol:

  • June-July 2019. Visiting Scholarship at the Centre for Sensory Studies, Concordia University. Supported by the University of Bristol International Strategic Fund.
  • June 2018. Writing retreat: Towards a collaborative sensory history.
  • April 2018. Towards a Sensory History of the Modern Hospital workshop. Supported by the University of Bristol Strategic Research Fund.

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