Caring for the Wounded: How the Great War Medical Experience Shaped Post-War American Surgery

The History of Medicine Office and the Department of Surgery are pleased to welcome Dr. Dale C. Smith, Professor of Military Medicine and History, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Smith will deliver the inaugural Visiting Speaker Series lecture: Caring for the Wounded: How the […] Read more

Meditheatre: Montreal Medicine at Expo 67 / La science médicale Montréalaise à l'Expo 67 - 1er Octobre, Musée McCord

McGill’s Institute for Health and Social Policy, in collaboration with the new Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Montreal, is delighted to announce an exciting public event — Meditheatre: Montreal Medicine at Expo 67 on the evening of October 1st. This event, reflecting the hard work and inspiration of CSHM member Steve Palmer, will be […] Read more

Histoire du corps - Cycle de conférences de Georges Vigarello (Ottawa-Montréal)

Cher(e)s collègues, Bonjour, La Chaire de recherche sur la francophonie canadienne en santé de l’Université d’Ottawa, en partenariat avec le Centre de recherche sur le sport dans la société canadienne (UOttawa), le Groupe de Recherche en Histoire des Sociabilités de l’Université du Québec à Montréal et l’hôpital Montfort est heureuse d’accueillir le Pr. Georges Vigarello […] Read more

Announcement from the CSHM Conference 2016 Program Chair

A message from Mary-Ellen Kelm, program chair for the next CSHM meeting. Un message de Mary-Ellen Kelm, en charge du comité de programmation de la prochaine conférence de la SCHM. Hello colleagues: As you may know, I was asked to chair the program committee for this year’s CSHM annual meeting. I am excited to be […] Read more

CFP: SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 17-19, 2016

The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) invites paper proposals for its sixteenth annual meeting on March 17-19, 2016, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Law. SAHMS welcomes papers on the history of medicine and science, broadly construed to encompass historical, literary, anthropological, philosophical and sociological approaches to […] Read more

Call For Papers - Eighth Joint Meeting of the BSHS, CSHPS, and HSS, 22-25 June 2016, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The eighth joint meeting of the British Society for the History of Science, the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, and the History of Science Society will take place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Previous successful meetings were in Philadelphia (2012), Oxford (2008), Halifax, Nova Scotia (2004), St Louis (2000), Edinburgh (1996), Toronto […] Read more

AMS and the Royal Society of Canada Announce the Jason A. Hannah Medal in the History of Medicine to be Awarded in 2016

Nominations will be open from September 2015- March 1 2016 Criteria for Eligibility A book nominated for this medal must have been published between March 1, 2013 and February 28, 2015 and the book may not have been nominated in a previous Hannah Medal competition. The book must be a Canadian publication (please check appropriate […] Read more

Religion And Medicine: Healing The Body And Soul From The Middle Ages To The Modern Day

Birkbeck, University of London, 15-16 July 2016 Convenors: Katherine Harvey, John Henderson and Carmen Mangion In the contemporary Western world, religion and medicine are increasingly separated, but through much of history they have been closely interrelated. This relationship has been characterised by some conflict, but also by a great deal of cooperation. Religious perspectives have […] Read more