Department of History

Technologies of Mind and Body 2019

Law and Social Science Building
Friday 17th (09:00) - Saturday 18th May 2019 (17:30)
Contact Anna Toropova for more information.
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Technologies of Mind and Body poster

Technologies of Mind and Body in the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc


The symposium will address the following topics:

• The mind/body as object of scientific and medical knowledge

• Media technologies and new arenas of sensory experience

• The blurred boundaries between science, technology and culture

• Encounters between the ‘biological’ and the ‘technological’

• Technologies of the self and self-fashioning

• Disciplinary power, biopolitics and techniques of bodily management

• Understandings of human variation and dis/ability


For further details and registration, please visit the main conference page.

Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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