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SSHM 50th Anniversary Conference: Resilience POSTPONED

Swansea, UK

Biennual conference of the Society for the Social History of Medicine POSTPONED to June/July 2022 The Society for the Social History of Medicine has had to postpone last year's conference again, this time to June-July 2022. The theme is resilience: What are the histories of resilience as a medical, psychiatric and biological concept? What are…

Contested expertise: Trust in science and technology POSTPONED

Zeist

9th Gewina Woudschoten Conference postponed to 17-18 June, 2022, Zeist Because of the continuing uncertainty regarding the pandemic and the social character of the Woudschoten conference, the Woudschoten organising committee and Gewina board have decided to postpone the congress to 17–18 June 2022. This two-day conference brings together historians of science, humanities, medicine, universities and technology;…

Latitudes of the body: Human-based measurement and its contexts, from Leonardo to Newton (1400-1700)

Pisa, Italy

International summer school The Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in the Renaissance (CSMBR) organises their 2021 international summer school this year from 21-24 July. Participation is permitted both in presence in Pisa, Italy, and online. The summer school will explore theories, applications, problems, and contexts of human-based measurements across the late…

Forensic cultures

Utrecht/online

Utrecht/online “Forensic Cultures” is an international online conference on the critical study of forensic cultures: the entanglements between legal frameworks, forensic institutes, technology and culture. The conference aims to explore different forensic cultures through a critical review of its constituting components and through different lenses, such as science and technology studies, praxiography, new materialism, history…

Historicidagen 2021: Grenzeloze geschiedenis POSTPONED

Rotterdam

Historicidagen 2021 (in Dutch) postponed to 25-27 August 2022 Due to the ongoing pandemic, the biennual Historicidagen (Historian’s Days) have been postponed to next year. They are an initiative of the KNHG – this edition is hosted by the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and its theme is grenzeloze geschiedenis, boundless history. More information on the…

Faith, medicine and religion

online

EAHMH Biennual Conference 7 September 2021 - 10 September 2021, online The European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) organises its biennial meeting this year in cooperation with the Research Group Cultural History since 1750 at KU Leuven. Faith and religion are part and parcel of the field of medicine and of…

British Society for the History of Medicine Biennial Congress

Sheffield

The British Society for the History of Medicine is organising its biennial congress in Sheffield this year. Key themes are: the history of medicine in the workplace pandemics nursing innovation in medical engineering and other general topics in the history of medicine Abstract submissions are welcome until May 31, 2021. For more information go the…

New perspectives in transcultural and postcolonial psychiatry

Berlin/online

Within the framework of two ERC Starting Grants (‘Decolonizing Madness’, PI Ana Antic, University of Copenhagen, and ‘Governing Madness’, PI Romain Tiquet, CNRS, Marseille), a two-day conference will be organized at the Centre Marc Bloch (Berlin) at the beginning of November 2021 with a focus on new perspectives in the history and anthropology of transcultural…

Contested expertise: Trust in science and technology

Zeist

9th Gewina Woudschoten Conference 17-18 June, 2022, Zeist This two-day conference brings together historians of science, humanities, medicine, universities and technology; and all those from other fields with an interest in the history of knowledge. The theme of this year’s conference is: Contested Expertise: Trust in Science and Technology. More information on the Gewina website.

Suicide and its prevention: Contemporary and historical perspectives in nursing, 1880–2020

Leiden, deadline cfp May 31, 2021

The European Association for the History of Nursing and five professional nursing organisations from The Netherlands organise a pan-European conference that will examine contemporary and historical perspectives on suicide and its prevention, with reference to theory and practice. It will be limited to a maximum of 75 participants in order to facilitate thorough discussion and…

SSHM 50th Anniversary Conference: Resilience

online

Biennual conference of the Society for the Social History of Medicine June 29- July 2 The Society for the Social History of Medicine has had to postpone last year's conference again, this time to June-July 2022. The theme is resilience: What are the histories of resilience as a medical, psychiatric and biological concept? What are…