Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


AMH student poster and creative prizes

Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, we had to reschedule this conference. We are delighted to announce the new dates and a new call for abstracts.

Fevers, Frets, and Futures: uncertainty and new ecologies for post-Covid healthcare

Association for Medical Humanities Annual international conference, in collaboration with the IAS, UCL
4th – 7th July 2023

To support the work of new scholars in the field, each year the AMH awards a number of student prizes each worth £50 at its discretion from among submissions to the annual conference. Please see the conference website for further details of this year’s theme ‘Fevers, Frets, and Futures’. Students are invited to enter their independently researched sole-authored/created or collaborative work, in any of the following categories:

  • Best Postgraduate (including PhD) research poster/abstract prize
  • Best Undergraduate research poster/abstract prize
  • 2D and 3D Visual arts prize: eg photograpy, painting, drawing, sculpture etc.
  • Performance/Movement/Audio prize: eg film, performance, dance, music, etc.
  • Creative writing prize : eg short story, poetry or other form of writing practice

To enter please email your abstract or submission to student@amh.ac.uk by 9 am on Tuesday 28th March (GMT)

Submissions should include:

  • Posters: A 250-word abstract, 4 keywords, and a 50-word biography (posters will be judged on site on Wed 5th July, from all accepted posters, and the winner will be announced). You will need to send a PDF of your finished poster one week before the conference, ie by 27th June 2023.
  • 2D and 3D Visual Arts: Up to 5 images with a title, medium, date, brief description of up to 250 words for a series or up to 50 words per individual image, 4 keywords, and a 50-word biography.
  • Performance and movement: title, medium, brief description of up to 250-words, 4 keywords, link to the site of performance or video (no longer than 10 mins) and a 50-word biography.
  • Creative writing: Title, abstract and sample writing (no more than 1,000 words) and a 50-word biography.

Please indicate which strand you are applying to in the subject line. Submissions must conform to the conference theme of 'Fevers, Frets, and Futures: uncertainty and new ecologies for post-Covid healthcare'. Read the full description on the call for abstracts webpage.

Winners will be expected to write a blog about their work for publication on www.amh.ac.uk.


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