Anna Magdalena Elsner presenting a paper at Cultural Crossings of Care Conference, University of Oslo

Following the much-discussed publication of the paper ‚Cultural crossings of care: An appeal to the medical humanities‘ in BMJ Medical Humanities in 2017, a conference at the University of Oslo (26-27 October) brings together the authors (Julia Kristeva, Marie Rose Moro, John Odenmark, Eivind Engebretsen) of the paper and scholars questioning the content and direction of the field of the medical humanities. Keynotes will be given by Julia Kristeva, Brian Hurwitz, Trisha Greenhalgh and Marie-Rose Moro. Anna Magdalena Elsner will give a paper entitled 'Ruwen Agien and the spectre of dolorism haunting the Medical Humanities'. Full conference program available here: https://www.med.uio.no/helsam/english/research/news-and-events/events/conferences/2018/cultural-crossings-of-care/programme.html

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