International Conference Oxford on Medical Humanities

deadline for submissions: 
October 15, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
contact email: 

International Conference on Medical Humanities 14-15 March 2020 - St Anne's College, University of Oxford

organised by

London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research


Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, School of Applied Social Studies, University of Bedfordshire



“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity”


 The conference will explore the social, historical and cultural dimensions of medicine. It will promote an interdisciplinary perspective on health, illness, health care and the body. The conference will also focus on the issues relevant to medical knowledge, public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

  • history of medicine

  • medical anthropology

  • bioethics

  • sociology of medicine

  • medicine in literature and cultural studies

  • medicine and art

  • medicine and philosophy

  • health geography

  • medical education

We also welcome poster proposals on one of the conference themes.

The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to the Medical Humanities. Proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent by 15 October 2019 to: Download Paper proposal form.

Standard registration fee – 180 GBP     Student registration fee – 160 GBP