Save the Date!

Showcasing Canada’s newest medical heroes.  The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame wants you to mark your calendars for the 2013 Induction Ceremony. Atlantic Canada is proud to host the first-ever regional event in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Cunard Centre on May 2, 2013. For more information, visit http://www.cdnmedhall.org/ Read more

New web site for scholars interested in medicine in art in 19th century France

A web site has been created for scholars interested in medicine in art in 19th century France to provide free access to the unpublished dissertation of Richard E. Weisberg, “The Representation of Doctors at Work in Salon Art of the Early Third Republic in France” (New York University, 1995). Richard suffered an unexpected illness in […] Read more

New History of Medicine Society in Prince Edward Island / Une nouvelle société d’histoire de la médecine sur l’Ile du Prince Edouard.

A new Medical History Society of Prince Edward Island held its first meeting on June 6th, 2012 at the University of Prince Edward Island, chaired by Dr. Shannon Murray. Assisting in the establishment of the new Society are Dr. James Moran and Dr. Lamont Sweet. There were two talks at this initial meeting with James […] Read more

CFP: Foodscapes of Plenty and Want: Historical Perspectives on Food, Health and the Environment in Canada

Le français suit Workshop:  Foodscapes of Plenty and Want: Historical Perspectives on Food, Health and the  Environment in Canada Dates/Location:  Late June 2013,  University of Guelph CFP: In the context of the global crises of widespread hunger and malnutrition in the developing world, near constant warnings of an ‘obesity epidemic’ in the developed world, and […] Read more

Revue Histoire, médecine et santé

Cher-e-s collègues, Les membres du comité éditorial de la revue Histoire, médecine et santé, ont le plaisir de vous annoncer la sortie du numéro 1 de cette nouvelle revue d’histoire, dédiée aux recherches sur le corps, la santé et à la médecine (histoire antique, médiévale, moderne et contemporaine / toutes aires culturelles). Cette revue semestrielle […] Read more

Parution Correspondance d'Alfred Binet vol. II

Chers collègues, Bonjour, J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer la parution, aux Presses universitaires de Nancy, du second volume de la Correspondance d’Alfred Binet consacré à L’émergence de la psychologie scientifique (1884-1911). Vous trouverez des informations complémentaires à l’adresse suivante : http://poincare.univ-nancy2.fr/Presentation/?contentId=9337 , ainsi que sur le PDF ci-joint. Bien cordialement Alexandre Klein Doctorant en […] Read more

Réseau International de Chercheurs Francophones en Histoire de la Santé

Cher(e)s collègues, Bonjour, Suite au colloque « Histoire des pratiques de santé (http://www.acfas.ca/evenements/ congres/programme/80/300/333/c) qui s’est tenu les 8 et 9 mai dernier lors du 80e congrès de l’Acfas, un Réseau International de Chercheurs Francophones en Histoire de la Santé a vu le jour. Structuré pour l’instant autour du blog naissant « Historiens de la santé » (http://histoiresante.blogspot.ca/), […] Read more

Hewton and Griffin Bursaries for Archival Research in 2013

The Friends of the Archives at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), dedicated to the history of Canadian psychiatry, mental health and addiction, have established two endowment funds. These funds annually provide bursaries in memory of their late colleagues, Ms. E.M. (Lil) Hewton and Dr. J.D.M. (Jack) Griffin, O.C. The main purpose of […] Read more

Myriam Nafte and Brian Dalrymple, Crime and Measurement: Methods in Forensic Investigation (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2011

Toby Gelfand ed. Charcot in Morocco – Introduction, notes and translation by Toby Gelfand. (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2012)