Applications open for Medical Humanities Summer School 2020

Participants and speakers at the Medical Humanities Summer School 2019Applications are open for the Oxford University Summer School for Medical Humanities 2020, which will take place at Green Templeton College from 12 to 18 July 2020.

Oxford’s top academics will introduce attendees to the interface between clinical medicine and narrative, philosophy, law, ethics, gender studies, hierarchies, history (including history of the emotions), art history, theatre (body language; spatial dynamics), theology, management, observation (visual and linguistic), compassion, boundaries and more. This interdisciplinary course is taught thematically through a mixture of lecture-discussion and interactive workshops. Modules are devoted to specific topics on the connection between the art and the science of medicine.

Teaching takes place in the heart of Oxford: teaching is in Green Templeton College with accommodation at next-door Somerville College.

To apply, please complete the online application form.
You will be asked to submit:

  • a 1-page CV, listing your education to date;
  • a personal statement telling us why you’d like to do this course.
  • a letter in support  from an academic referee

Applications close on 15 February 2020. For more details on the summer school, application details and deadlines, view the full 2020 Summer School programme, including further information on each session, guest speakers and more.

For enquiries please contact

Created: 14 January 2020