This is my Body

August 27, 2013

See on Scoop.itshubush design & wellbeing

‘The relationship between the mind and the body raises innumerable challenging questions across the arts, humanities, and social science disciplines. For those who come into professional contact with the human body every day in the National Health Service, the mind and the body are usually considered distinct from each other. This is even reflected in the organisational structure of the NHS, where mental health trusts are separate from other healthcare services. Any medical interpretation of the human body, even while it is grounded in empirical evidence, is also inevitably shaped by the intricacies of cultural context, but this is often overlooked in contemporary medicine.’

petabush‘s insight:

This will probably be a free conference and registration will open in a few days. it is funded by CRASSH: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

See on www.crassh.cam.ac.uk

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