Rita Charon | Bodies, Stories, and Selves: How Narrative Saves Lives – Full Lecture

The video of the full lecture by Dr. Rita Charon at Champalimaud Foundation on the past 29th October 2015 can be accessed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhSNzp4cGCE

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The presentation made by Dr. António Barbosa at the official launching of the book Creative Dialogues: Narrative and Medicine can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vm_zPkGAndc

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New Journal | Ethics, Medicine and Public Health

The Narrative & Medicine Project is proud to announce the publication of a new journal dedicated to Medical Humanities:

Ethics, Medicine and Public Health

Our Researcher Christian Hervé is the journal’s chief co-editor, our Researcher Maria de Jesus Cabral participates in it and Marie-France Mamzer, who has been closely linked to the Project, is its associate editor.

The first number is available in open access here.

Creative Dialogues: Narrative and Medicine

The Narrative & Medicine Project is proud to announce the publication of Creative Dialogues: Narrative and Medicine (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015).

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This volume is the outcome of work done in the groundbreaking field of Narrative Medicine by an interdisciplinary research team based at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES) and devoted to the international project Narrative and Medicine since 2009. The articles and essays gathered here, heterogeneous as they may be (such is the natural outcome of research carried out across disciplines), are not only of high caliber when read individually, but also constitute an invaluable contribution to the larger field of Health Humanities, when taken as a collection. They will no doubt appeal and be highly beneficial to a general audience, encompassing first and foremost healthcare professionals and medical students, but also researchers in the Humanities, with a growing interest in this disciplinary interface. The reader will find, among contributors, the names of prestigious international scholars such as João Lobo Antunes, Rita Charon and Richard Zaner.