David Wright. Down's Syndrome: A Biography (Downs: The History of a Disability). Oxford University Press, 2010

Global History of Medicine Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012-14, Brown University

Global History of Medicine Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012-14 Cogut Center for the Humanities and History Department Brown University The Cogut Center and Department of History at Brown University invite applications for a two-year Mellon post-doctoral fellowship in the Global History of Medicine. The field is defined as any sub-set of the history of medicine that […] Read more

Call for Submissions: Hindsight Graduate History Journal, Spring 2012, vol. 6

Hindsight Graduate History Journal is now accepting article submissions for its sixth volume, to be published in Spring 2012. This peer-reviewed scholarly journal, by and for graduate students, is published by the Department of History at California State University, Fresno. Available both in hard copy and electronically, Hindsight is an exceptional opportunity for graduate students […] Read more

Health, Culture and the Human Body 2 (Istanbul 2012)

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The 2nd international and interdisciplinary conference on Health, Culture and the Human Body Epidemiology, ethics and history of medicine, perspectives from Turkey and Central Europe Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 September 2012 Demographic change in a globalized world raises not only social and economic issues but also ethical problems within the medical system of aging societies. Medical care for elderly people cannot […] Read more

Historical Papers on Medicine or Public Health: Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine

  The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine (YJBM) welcomes proposals and full contributions for its Arts and Humanities section. We are looking for papers that address medicine or public health from historical, sociological, or philosophical perspectives.Our areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: 1) Health activism 2) Epidemics and epidemiology […] Read more

Jack D. Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award in 20th Century History of Medicine or Biomedical Sciences

This award honors Jack D. Pressman, Ph.D., a distinguished historian of medicine and Associate Professor of the History of the Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco at the time of his early and unexpected death in June 1997. The award and stipend of $1,000 is given yearly for outstanding work in twentieth-century […] Read more

Dissertation-to-Book Career Development Award, 20th c. Medicine/Biomedical Sciences (Deadline: Dec 31, 2011)

Deadline, Dec 31, 2011 — Career Development Award, 20th Century History of Medicine or Biomedical Sciences, for turning the dissertation into a publishable monograph Jack D. Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award in 20th Century History of Medicine or Biomedical Sciences This award honors Jack D. Pressman, Ph.D., a distinguished historian of medicine and Associate […] Read more

Call for Abstracts: 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health (ICCH15)

August 5-10, 2012 Fairbanks, Alaska Through the ICCH, the International Union for Circumpolar Health (IUCH) promotes exchange of the health-related knowledge and discussion of recent research results between scientists, health care professionals, policy analysts, government agency representatives, and community leaders for the benefit of all humankind. Preliminary Scientifc Program Themes: The North: Unique Land and […] Read more

CFP: Medical Identities: patients and professionals. University College Cork, July 9-11, 2012

University College Cork, July 9-11, 2012. Medical Identities: patients and professionals The 2012 conference of the Association for Medical Humanities will take place at University College Cork, Ireland, with the kind support of the Wellcome Trust. Organised in conjunction with the Consortium for Medical Humanities, an inter-University initiative to develop research in Medical Humanities in […] Read more

Call for Papers: Pain as Emotion - Emotion as Pain

Pain as Emotion; Emotion as Pain: Perspectives from Modern History Public conference, 26 October 2012 The Birkbeck Pain Project and the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. Birkbeck, University of London Organised by Visiting Fellow to the Birkbeck Pain Project, Rob Boddice, Ph.D (Languages of Emotion Cluster, Freie Universität, Berlin) ‘With the benefit of the past […] Read more