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New perspectives on eugenics

on Twitter; deadline CfP Oct 15, 2021

Eugenics remains one of the most relevant topics in public forums as well as scholarly publications across disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and medicine. Its past uses and present legacies intersect with a multitude of themes (including but not limited to race, gender, class, and nationality), and its political, social, cultural, and legal…

Ecstasy, homosociability and the decline of hooliganism in 1990s Britain

online

In the online seminar series of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (Glasgow), on February 1 from 5-6.30 (CET) Peder Clark of the CSHHH holds a lecture entitled "The 'Love Thugs': Ecstasy, homosociability and the decline of hooliganism in 1990s Britain". You can register at the CSHHH website in order to…

Build back fairer

online

The Groningen Centre for Health and Humanities and the Centre for Historical Studies opens this spring's History of Medicine and Health seminar series with an inaugural seminar with world leading scholar Sir Michael Marmot, professor of epidemiology and director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity. Sir Michael presents his latest thinking on the social…

Transnational AIDS activism in Western Europe, 1980s-1990s

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In the online seminar series of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (Glasgow), on February 15 from 5-6.30 (CET) Nikolaos Papadogiannis (St Andrews/CSHHH) holds a lecture entitled "Transnational AIDS activism in Western Europe, 1980s-1990s". You can register at the CSHHH website in order to receive the Zoom link.

Patient agency in the biopsychosocial-spiritual model of healthcare

online

On February 24, Deborah Lycett holds her lecture "Patient agency in the biopsychosocial-spiritual model of healthcare". The lecture is part of the KU Leuven Health Humanities Lecture Series 2021-2022, which has patient agency as its overall theme. Holistic, person-centered and evidence-based health and social care is what all practitioners strive to achieve, however it is…

Women and medicine in the Japanese empire

online; deadline CfP Jan 15, 2022

The third virtual workshop “Women and medicine in the Japanese Empire” takes place online on February 26, 2022, and is organised by Kyoto University and the University of Auckland. The last few decades has witnessed a growing body of scholarship on women in Japanese history. From the early twentieth century, women worked in a greater…

What does it mean to be just?

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In the History of Medicine and Health seminar series entitled “Poverty and health inequalities: Perspectives from the humanities”, hosted by the Groningen Centre for Health and Humanities and the Centre for Historical Studies, Seye Abimbola (Prince Claus Chair ‘Justice in global health research’, Utrecht University) holds a lecture entitled “What does it mean to be…

Medical museums: material sources in medical history

Leiden / keynote online

On March 7, 2022, we hope to see you at HHH’s 2022 spring meeting “Medical museums: material sources in medical history”, live at the Museum Boerhaave (the Dutch science and medicine museum) in Leiden. Historians of medicine have access to many different types of sources. “Medical museums: material sources in medical history” focusses on objects.…

Syphilis in the Ottoman empire

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In the online seminar series of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (Glasgow), on March 8 from 5-6.30 (CET) Seçil Yılmaz (Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania) holds a lecture on the subject of syphilis in the Ottoman empire. You can register at the CSHHH website in order to receive the Zoom…

Protecting epistemic agency in healthcare

online

On March 17, Lisa Bortolotti holds her lecture “Protecting epistemic agency in healthcare“. The lecture is part of the KU Leuven Health Humanities Lecture Series 2021-2022, which has patient agency as its overall theme. How do we avoid undermining a patient’s sense of agency in the clinical encounter? In her lecture, professor Bortolotti will focus…

International Nursing History Conference

online; deadline CfP Nov 1, 2021

On March 18-19, 2022, the 5th Agnes Dillon Randolph International Nursing History Conference is held online, organised by the Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry and hosted by the University of Virginia School of Nursing. The conference's subject is the history of nursing and health care, with particular attention for the methodological, thematic, chronological and…

Youth sexuality in postwar Britain

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In the online seminar series of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (Glasgow), on March 22 from 5-6.30 (CET) Caroline Rusterholz (University of Cambridge) holds a lecture on the subject of youth sexuality in postwar Britain. You can register at the CSHHH website in order to receive the Zoom link.