Second Call for Papers: History of Medicine in Practice, Sweden, March 2014

The aim of the conference “History of Medicine in Practice” is to stimulate a discussion about the place of history of medicine in a rapidly changing academic landscape, where discipline-based research and education are being challenged by demands for cross-disciplinary integration and extra-academic “impact.” Increasingly over the past decades, historians of medicine have been asked […] Read more

McGill University PhD Fellowship

A fellowship is available for a PhD student in the history of medicine at McGill University, Departments of History and of Social Studies of Medicine. Research will be within the framework of a larger project on the history of Minimally Invasive Surgery (“keyhole surgery”) 1980s-2000, funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) for […] Read more

Award Winners: 2013 Hannah Summer Studentship – Bourses d’été du Hannah

Award Winners 2013 Congratulations to the 2013 Hannah Summer Studentship Award Winners: Émilie Lebel-Bouchard, Université d’Ottawa, “Analyse de la psychiatrie selon le genre en Ontario francophone suite à la déinstitutionalisation” Belle Song, Queen’s University, “Encounters between Western and Traditional Chinese Medicines” Alexander Dyck, University of Saskatchewan, “Psychiatric Admissions Through the Rise and Fall of Weyburn […] Read more

Call for Papers: Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place

Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place 14-16 August 2014 The Quarantine Station, Sydney, Australia We invite abstracts from historians, geographers, heritage scholars and archaeologists for papers on: place-making and place-marking quarantine and dark tourism graffiti and incarceration shrine creation in places of isolation heritage, materiality and immateriality traces and spaces of disease landscapes of quarantine. Please send […] Read more

University of Toronto: Seminar for Clinicians on the History of Diagnosis and Therapeutics in Psychiatry

The seminar, envisioned as a combination lecture-discussion format, will be open to all residents, medical students and faculty who enroll. There is no cost for participation in the seminar. Led by: Dr. Edward Shorter, PhD, FRSC, University of Toronto Time and place: September 2013, location to be determined. Sessions: 6 seminars a year, Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 […] Read more

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Modern History, Swansea University

Lecturer in Modern History Swansea University -College of Arts and Humanities Salary: £31,331 to £36,298 per annum (pro rata if part time). Applicants are invited for the position of Lecturer in Modern History, reference AC00499. The Department of History and Classics is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Modern History on a Teaching and Research […] Read more

2013 H. N. Segall Award Winner

Congratulations to David Theodore (Harvard University) for winning the 2013 H. N. Segall Prize for his paper, entitled “Planning for the Patient: Gordon A Friesen, Patient-centred Care and Automation.” The Segall Prize is awarded for the best student paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine. Félicitations à […] Read more

Job Opportunity: Yale University, Assistant or Junior Associate Professor in the History of Medicine Department

Description: Yale University seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Junior Associate Professor in the history of medicine beginning July 1, 2014. Field, region, and period are open, but the committee will especially welcome applications from scholars whose work reaches beyond North America and Europe. Duties will include teaching in the Program in the History of Science […] Read more