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Experiencing ear trumpets in the Enlightenment

online

In the Exploring Research series of the Wellcome Collection, HHH member Ruben Verwaal discusses the oldest acoustic hearing aids in the collection: ear trumpets. He will explain how ear trumpets…

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…

Families and health: Historical perspectives

online

The University of Wolverhampton organises a one day online conference on November 9, 2021, that seeks to explore the relationship between family life, family relationships and health from a historical…

Staying healthy in a medieval city

Amsterdam / online

How was public health organised in premodern societies, and does our knowledge about the more distant past relate to experience of pandemic and public health and environmental challenges today? Various…

Medicine in early modern Italy

Florence, Italy

The Medici Archive Project in Florence organises a conference entitled "Medicine in early modern Italy: Between theory and practice, 1500-1700" on Friday, November 19, 2021. Traditionally, the history of medicine…

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…

History of Medicine within the Medical Humanities

Lund (Sweden) / online; deadline CfP Dec 1, 2021

The University of Eastern Finland and Lund University are hosting an exploratory workshop on the history of medicine within the medical humanities. Its aim is to study the place of…

Useful film in (neuro)psychiatry Europe, 1900–1950

Lausanne, Switzerland; deadline cfp Oct 30, 2021

On March 3 and 4, 2022, an international workshop on film in (neuro)psychiatry is held by the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Since its inception, the cinematograph had many applications in…

24th SAHMS conference

Atlanta, USA; deadline CfP Nov 8, 2021

From March 10-12, 2022, the 24th Annual Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) Conference is held at the Emory University in Atlanta, USA. It is open…

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…