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Fat bodies in the early modern world

Frankfurt / Edinburgh / online; deadline CfP Jan 15, 2022

On June 28-30, the conference "Fat bodies in the early modern world" takes place onsite in Frankfurt and Edinburgh as well as online. In the emerging field of Fat Studies,…

Purity, pollution, purification and defilement

Haifa, Israel; deadline CfP Feb 15, 2022

On June 28-30, 2022, the University of Haifa and Tel Aviv University are organising the conference “Purity, pollution, purification and defilement in the premodern Mediterranean”. Purity and purification were key…

SSHM 50th Anniversary Conference: Resilience


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…

(Critical) blindness studies


From June 30 to July 5, the international conference "(Critical) blindness studies: Current debates and future directions" takes place online. In this conference, Anglo-American Disability Studies and Francophone studies of…

Historicidagen: Grenzeloze geschiedenis

Rotterdam; deadline new CfP Feb 1, 2022

Historicidagen (in Dutch) postponed to 25-27 August 2022 Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2021 edition of the Historicidagen (Historian’s Days) has been postponed to the summer of 2022. This…

The politics of disablement

Utrecht; deadline CfP March 31, 2022

On August 25 and 26, 2022, Disability Studies in Nederland organises the summer school "The politics of disablement" at the University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht. The summer school will…

The medical paratext

Glasgow; deadline CfP April 30, 2022

The University of Glasgow organises the conference "The medical paratext" on September 7-8, 2022. ‘Paratext’ is a term coined by Gérard Genette in 1987 to refer to the material surrounding…

Physicians and society in Europe (18th-20th centuries)

Pardubice, Czech Republic; deadline CfP April 15, 2022

On September 8-9, 2022, the interdisciplinary conference "Primum non nocere. Physicians and society in Europe (18th to 20 centuries): an interdisciplinary approach" is organized in Pardubice (Czech Republic) by the…

The past, present, and future of scientific instrument studies

Athens, Greece / deadline CfP Feb 28, 2022

The Scientific Instrument Commission has chosen the 40th anniversary of its symposia as an occasion to discuss how the study of scientific instruments has changed in the last four decades…