Call for Papers Extended: The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science

The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) has extended paper proposals for its sixteenth annual meeting on February 27- March 1, 2014, in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted by the St. Louis College of Pharmacy until Friday, October, 18th. SAHMS welcomes papers on the history of medicine and science, broadly construed to […] Read more

Job Posting: University of Waterloo, Full Professorship in Global History

The University of Waterloo Department of History is seeking an exceptional senior scholar with a world-class scholarly record in modern global history, specializing in one or more of the following areas: health and medicine, science, technology, the environment, or human rights. The successful applicant will be appointed to a tenured position as a full professor […] Read more

Unité de recherche sur l’histoire des soins infirmiers: Conférence d’automne 2013

Une histoire controversée. De la chirurgie lésionnelle aux dispositifs de stimulation dans le traitement des pathologies mentales Jadis très controversée — avec les tristement célèbres lobotomies — la psychochirurgie, ou le traitement chirurgical des maladies mentales, connaît un spectaculaire renouveau avec l’avènement, depuis une dizaine d’années, des techniques de stimulation cérébrale. Cette « neuromodulation » […] Read more