Paterson Lecture 2015: Natalie Zemon Davis

Physicians, Healers, and Their Remedies in Colonial Suriname This lecture will describe the world of medical practitioners and their forms of healing in the plantation and slavery world of the Dutch colony of Suriname in the 18th century. White physicians and surgeons trained in European medical thought and practice vied with an extensive network of […] Read more

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Opportunity in Veterans’ Health

A post-doctoral fellowship valued at $32,000 is being offered to completed (or soon to be) PhDs interested in studying the health and social legacies of the Great War in Canada, specifically working on an exciting new digital history project involving the pension files of First World War veterans. Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Opportunity in Veterans’ Health […] Read more

Alfred Binet Naissance de la psychologie scientifique

Cette œuvre multimédia inédite, co-écrite par Alexandre Klein et le réalisateur Philippe Thomine, en partenariat avec B. Andrieu, redonne vie, de manière interactive, à ce psychologue français inventeur de l’échelle métrique d’intelligence, à partir de documents d’archives rares et grâce aux témoignages de spécialistes. Une production de l’Université de Lorraine avec l’UOH, en collaboration avec […] Read more

Middle East historian brings global perspective to Hannah Chair

An historian of Middle East medicine has been appointed as the Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine. Ellen Amster joins McMaster on Oct. 1 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she has been a professor of history since 2003. Read full article in the Daily News Read more