Health, Art and Society (HAS)

Health, Art and Society is an interdisciplinary research group working on patient narratives. The narratives are both documentary and fiction,mediated by patients or relatives and represented in texts as well as in other artistic expressions. HAS was established in 2015 and is working within the field of health humanities. The group is located at The faculty of humanities, social sciences and education at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Health humanities by professor Paul Crawford

Professor Paul Crawford visits HAS on 30 October to give a guest lecture about health humanities. The lecture is entitled "Health Humanities: Creative Public Health". Paul Crawford is Professor of Health Humanities at the School of Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, UK.

As the founding father of the new, global and rapidly developing field of health humanities, Professor Crawford leads various research in applying the arts and humanities to inform and transform healthcare, health and wellbeing.

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