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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…

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…

An historical perspective of breast cancer in Mexico: information flows and the technological engagements of the post/genomic era

Utrecht, online

Descartes Centre Colloquium - Tuesday 9 May 2023   Speakers:           Abril Saldaña-Tejeda (Associate Professor of Sociology at the Department of Philosophy, Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico and Senior Fellow at the Descartes Centre) Date:                   Tuesday 9 May 2023 Time:                  15:30 - 17:00h Location:            Sweelinckzaal (0.05), Drift 21 - Utrecht (If you would like to…

African Population and Health: A Plea for an Integrated Historical Perspective

Aula Academy Building, Groningen; online

History of Medicine and Health Seminar organised under the auspices of the Groningen Centre for Health and Humanities and the Centre for Historical Studies Inaugural lecture by Hilde Bras (University of Groningen) African Population and Health: A Plea for an Integrated Historical Perspective The inaugural lecture will be live-streamed: www.rug.nl/digitale-oratie  

Inaugural lecture by Rina Knoeff: Old as Methuselah? Supercentenarians, Narrative Wisdom and the Importance of History for Health


On 30 June 2023 at 4.15 p.m., Dr H.G. (Rina) Knoeff, appointed Professor of Health and Humanities at the Faculty of Arts, will be holding her inaugural lecture entitled: Old as Methuselah? Supercentenarians, Narrative Wisdom and the Importance of History for Health The Rector Magnificus is delighted to invite you to this inaugural lecture, which will be…

PULSE network seminar on disability


Seminar Programme 1st Semester 2023/2024 In collaboration with Amsterdam School of Historical Studies 28 September DISABILITY Co-hosted with Critical Health Humanities, Universiteit van Amsterdam Chaired by Leni Van Goidsenhoven (Universiteit van Amsterdam) Eline Pollaert and Floris Plak (Open Universiteit and Vrije Universiteit) ‘”To create a beginning, where first there was an end.” Stigma and Het…

Glasses, Sounds, and Feelings: Thinking about Emotions in Kiel, 1670-1720

Utrecht, online

Descartes – Huygens Lecture 2023 by professor Martin Mulsow (University of Erfurt) In the years around 1700, affective theories of liberation from constraints and pain appeared, especially in northern Germany, and made unexpected suggestions: the healing of illnesses through music, but also through terror or anger. What significance in terms of the history of emotions…

Is There a History of the Nocebo Effect? Global Reflections

Durham, online

Talk by Dr Rob Boddice Senior Research Fellow at the Finnish Research Council Centre of Excellence in the History of Experiences, Tampere University, Finland. IMH (Confluence Building) & Online For further information and registration: https://www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/medical-humanities/events/imh-seminar-2802-rob-boddice/ Dr Rob Boddice puts the case for a history of the nocebo effect and the power of situated belief to…