11th Hippocrates Conference on Poetry and Medicine and Hippocrates Awards, Oviedo, Spain - 15th May 2020

The 11th annual international conference on poetry and medicine is being held as a partnership between the Hippocrates Initiative for Poetry and Medicine and the University of Oviedo



Abstract submission will open later in the summer

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See below for more on themes for the conference and examples of previous conference talks.

The 2020 international symposium on poetry and medicine will include lectures, round table discussions and poetry readings. 

There will be talks, discussion panel and poster sessions on literary perspectives, historical and contemporary themes, illness and poetry, poetry as therapy, poetry in the education of health professionals, and poetry as an aid to health professionals. ____________________________________________________________________________

See the links below for examples from previous symposia of talks on:

Literary perspectives

Poetry and health

Poetry in the education of health professionals


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