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SSHM 50th Anniversary Conference: Resilience POSTPONED

Swansea, UK

Biennual conference of the Society for the Social History of Medicine POSTPONED to June/July 2022 The Society for the Social History of Medicine has had to postpone last year's conference again, this time to June-July 2022. The theme is resilience: What are the histories of resilience as a medical, psychiatric and biological concept? What are…

Contested expertise: Trust in science and technology POSTPONED

Zeist

9th Gewina Woudschoten Conference postponed to 17-18 June, 2022, Zeist Because of the continuing uncertainty regarding the pandemic and the social character of the Woudschoten conference, the Woudschoten organising committee and Gewina board have decided to postpone the congress to 17–18 June 2022. This two-day conference brings together historians of science, humanities, medicine, universities and technology;…

International Society for the History of the Neurosciences meeting

online

July 9, online The 25th meeting of the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences is held online and presents a list of interesting speakers: Alastair Compton (University of Cambridge) Jörg Jewanski (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster) Sean A. Day (International Association of Synaesthetes, Artists, and Scientists) Tilli Tansey (William Harvey Research Institute of Barts &…

Latitudes of the body: Human-based measurement and its contexts, from Leonardo to Newton (1400-1700)

Pisa, Italy

International summer school July 21-24, Pisa, Italy and online The Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in the Renaissance (CSMBR) organises their 2021 international summer school this year from 21-24 July. Participation is permitted both in presence in Pisa, Italy, and online. The summer school will explore theories, applications, problems, and contexts…

Forensic cultures

Utrecht/online

August 26-28, Utrecht/online “Forensic Cultures” is an international online conference on the critical study of forensic cultures: the entanglements between legal frameworks, forensic institutes, technology and culture. The conference aims to explore different forensic cultures through a critical review of its constituting components and through different lenses, such as science and technology studies, praxiography, new…

Historicidagen 2021: Grenzeloze geschiedenis POSTPONED

Rotterdam

Historicidagen 2021 (in Dutch) postponed to 25-27 August 2022 Due to the ongoing pandemic, the biennual Historicidagen (Historian’s Days) have been postponed to next year. They are an initiative of the KNHG – this edition is hosted by the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and its theme is grenzeloze geschiedenis, boundless history. More information on the…

Medical history meets global health – HHH autumn meeting

online

September 3rd, online The HHH autumn meeting of this year focusses on the theme of medical history and global health. We are very pleased to announce our two confirmed speakers: Prof. dr. Seye Abimbola, Prince Claus Chair at Utrecht University on Justice in Global Health Research Dr. Felicity Thomas, co-director of the WHO Collaborating Centre…

Faith, medicine and religion

online

EAHMH Biennual Conference 7 September 2021 - 10 September 2021, online The European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) organises its biennial meeting this year in cooperation with the Research Group Cultural History since 1750 at KU Leuven. Faith and religion are part and parcel of the field of medicine and of…

British Society for the History of Medicine Biennial Congress

Sheffield

September 15-18, 2021 The British Society for the History of Medicine is organising its biennial congress in Sheffield this year. Key themes are: the history of medicine in the workplace pandemics nursing innovation in medical engineering and other general topics in the history of medicine Abstract submissions are welcome until May 31, 2021. For more…

Galen conference

Utrecht

As part of the Galen project directed by Teun Tieleman an international conference will be held in Utrecht from Thursday 23 to Saturday 25 September 2021. Invited scholars will present papers in such areas as Galen’s physiology/anatomy, the soul-body relationship, ethics/moral psychology, cosmology and religion, as well as what these different perspectives on human nature…

Pandemic Legacies: Health, Healing, and Medicine in the Age of Slavery and Beyond

online

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, based in New York, is organising an online conference on health, healing and medicine in the age of slavery and beyond from October 6-8, 2021. Just as the slave trade tied together the cultures and populations of four continents, it also wed together distinctive disease…