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Nuclear Research in Medicine after the Second World War

Vienna; deadline CfP November 15, 2022

We seek proposals for a conference on the history of nuclear research in medicine. The conference will be held at the Medical University of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna from the 20th to 21st of March 2023. Deadline for submissions is the 15th of November 2022. Nuclear Research in Medicine after…

Compassion and care: Emotions and experience in the care of children through history

John Rylands Research Institute and Library, Deansgate, Manchester; online; deadline CfP October 30, 2022

The care system in the UK is under increasing pressure: systematic budget cuts, prolonged austerity, and sustained issues with staff recruitment, retention and burnout have all contributed to the crumbling of the nation’s care agencies. Independent care reviews across the UK have highlighted the need to reform and ‘reset’ the system of children’s social care,…

Dignity in Later Life


Talk by Nancy Jecker, part of the health humanities lecture series on ageing organised by KU Leuven. For all information, please visit this page.

Hoe redden we de jeugdzorg?

Utrecht, online

De Nederlandse jeugdzorg staat onder grote druk. Te weinig personeel, te veel bureaucratie en eindeloze wachtlijsten maken dat kinderen en jongeren in psychische nood of onveilige situaties niet de hulp krijgen die ze verdienen. Hoe maken we de jeugdzorg toekomstbestendig? Met o.a. jeugdpsychiater prof. Floortje Scheepers (UMC Utrecht) en jurist dr. Joost Huijer (UU). Visit…

Mary Seacole as Doctress, Nurse and Healer

London, online

In the annual RCN History of Nursing Forum lecture, Helen Rappaport explores the making of Mary Seacole as a cultural icon, delving into her contributions to nursing and medicine alongside her holistic practice. Having been raised in Jamaica and worked in Panama, Mary Seacole came to England in the 1850s and volunteered to help out…

“Minority science” in the short 20th century: Imagining science from the margins of academia

Prague; deadline CfP October 15, 2022

When the roars of World War I went silent, the process of redrawing social, cultural, and geographic borders began. Gradually, continental empires seemed a thing of the past, and the idea of the national state seemed to have prevailed – even if overseas empires still remained strong.  Socialism became a legitimate approach in academia, with…

Fifth Biennial Women’s Network Symposium. Access to Equality: Reproductive Justice in the United States

University of Debrecen, Hungary, online; deadline CfP November 15, 2022

The origins of the American democratic project are rooted in a theory that juxtaposes freed men and enslaved people. The Enlightenment theorized the rights of free men and their access to what was conceived of as natural rights, and the Declaration of Independence refers to these as inalienable rights. We know that these rights were…

British Society for the History of Pharmacy’s Annual Conference


Join us in Oxford for our annual conference, based just outside the city at the Holiday Inn.  Full details and a booking form have been sent out to members with the January 2023 Gazette, or are available to download here. Our programme combines short talks, invited speakers, visits and social events, many linked to the conference theme…

Fuck Florence?! Een geschiedenis van het verpleegkundig imago.

Location: Huis van de Nijmeegse Geschiedenis, Mariënburg 26, 6511 PS Nijmegen

The Club Daniël de Moulin will host a lecture by Hugo Schalkwijk on the history of nursing. Hugo is a PhD student at the University of Amsterdam and an advisor to the historical college FNI, where, as a public historian, he is responsible for the online museum for nursing and care. From now on you…

Catholic Relief Services and Nutrition in Northern Nigeria, 1955-1966


History of Medicine and Health Seminar organised under the auspices of the Groningen Centre for Health and Humanities and the Centre for Historical Studies James Akpu (Dublin City University) Catholic Relief Services and Nutrition in Northern Nigeria, 1955-1966 The seminar is hosted on ZOOM. For link email: Find the full programme of the seminars…

Wie zorgt er voor de mantelzorger?

Nederland telt meer dan 5 miljoen mantelzorgers. Ze zorgen voor een ouder met dementie, een partner met een spierziekte, of een kind met een beperking. Door bezuinigingen en personeelstekorten zal de druk de komende jaren alleen maar toenemen. Hoe zorgen we dat mantelzorgers voldoende ondersteuning krijgen? Met cultureel antropoloog dr. Menal Ahmad (VU), socioloog dr.…

9th PhD Conference in History of Science and Humanities 2023

Soeterbeeck Abbey; deadline CfP December 16, 2022

The ninth edition of the biennial History of Science and Humanities PhD Conference will take place on 20 and 21 April, 2023. The conference aims to bring together PhD candidates in Belgium and the Netherlands who work in the field of the history of science in the broadest sense: including histories of knowledge, technology, medicine, the natural…