Editor: Dr James F Stark (Associate Professor of Medical Humanities, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds, UK)
Scope: Regeneration is a concept that has fascinated humans for centuries. Whether we have been trying to bring things back to life, extract additional resources from the world, or remodel our living spaces—domestic and urban—it is often presented as an unproblematic force for good. But what exactly does it mean to regenerate a body, mind or space?
Focusing especially but not exclusively on the transformative period around the turn of the twentieth century this collection attempts to set out, interrogate and explain the diverse landscape of human regeneration, from everyday practices to medical interventions.