Dr. Robert Macbeth, August 26, 1920 - June 17, 2014

This is to inform you that Dr. Robert Macbeth, surgeon, scholar, gentleman and a long-time supporter of CSHM and of history of medicine has recently passed away. Ceci pour vous informer que le Dr Robert Macbeth, chirurgien, chercheur, gentleman et ami de la Société et de l’histoire de la médecine pendant de longues années est […] Read more

Congress Travel Reimbursement for Students

A message from Dan Malleck Un message de la part de Dan Malleck Dear Colleagues, We request that students who attended this year’s Congress, and who wish to have their travel costs reimbursed, send their receipts with the reimbursement form to the new Secretary Treasurer, Isabelle Perreault (see address below). Any documents currently in transit […] Read more

Call for Papers, AAHM Annual Meeting 2015

The American Association for the History of Medicine invites abstracts for papers in any area of medical history for its 88thannual meeting, to be held in New Haven, Connecticut, 30 April to 3 May 2015. The Association welcomes submissions on any aspect of the history of health and healing, pertaining to any eras or region […] Read more

Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place

Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place – An international conference convened by historians, archaeologists and heritage scholars from the University of Sydney, 14-16 August 2014. The practice of quarantine has always been grounded in contested locations. The history and heritage of quarantine stations and places of isolation the world over remain in these landscapes. In this way, […] Read more

Scholarship: The Nursing History Research Unit

The Nursing History Research Unit (NHRU) is offering an annual $10,000 scholarship for graduate students, at either the MA or PhD level, who want to undertake a thesis project using historical perspectives relating to nursing or health. Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2014. The award will begin in September 2014. Award winners may […] Read more