International Health Organizations (IHOs): People, politics and practices in historical perspective

International Health Organizations (IHOs): People, politics and practices in historical perspective Shanghai, 21 to 24 April 2016 http://www.strath.ac.uk/iho Co-organisers: The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) Glasgow and the David F. Musto Center for Drug Policy Studies, Shanghai University This conference is designed to draw together practitioners currently working in or […] Read more

The Vera Roberts’ Endowment / Le Fonds Vera Roberts

The Vera Roberts’ Endowment The Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN-ACHN) invites applications for the Vera Roberts’ Endowment (VRE). The VRE provides funding to qualified investigators for historical research and publication of topics related to outpost nursing with priority given to circumpolar regions defined as “North of 60 degrees parallel” for Canada. Eligible […] Read more

In Memoriam - John Farley

Dr. John Farley passed away November 10 at the age of 79. John joined Dalhousie’s Biology Department as an Assistant Professor in 1964. Although trained as a parasitologist, and a teacher of invertebrate biology, John took a sabbatical leave at Harvard University in 1970-71 where he began his transformation into a leading historian of science. […] Read more

Announcement from McGill-Queen’s University Press

McGill-Queen’s University Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Erika Dyck as co-editor of the McGill-Queen’s/Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society book series. She will join series co-editor Professor J.T.H. Connor of Memorial University, replacing the retiring Professor Emeritus Samuel O. Freedman. Erika Dyck is Professor in […] Read more

Canadian Association for the History of Nursing - Margaret M. Allemang Scholarship for MA/PhD Students

The Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN-ACHN) invites applications for the Margaret M. Allemang Scholarship for graduate students (Masters or PhD level) studying in the field of nursing history. Preference will be given to candidates studying Canadian nursing history. Students must be enrolled at a recognized centre for the study of the history […] Read more

Histoire de la santé. XVIIIe-XXe siècles. Nouvelles recherches francophones.

J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer, au nom du réseau de recherches Historiens de la santé, la parution aux Presses de l’Université Laval (partenariat avec les éditions Hermann pour la distribution française) de son premier ouvrage collectif intitulé Histoire de la santé. XVIIIe-XXe siècles. Nouvelles recherches francophones. Vous trouverez ci-joint et ci-dessous l’ensemble des informations […] Read more

Online Exhibit: "In Good Hands: L. Bruce Robertson, WWI Surgeon"

This Remembrance Day, the Archives of Ontario is proud to launch a new online exhibit: “In Good Hands: L. Bruce Robertson, WWI Surgeon.” The exhibit features heartwarming letters Bruce received from his patients, expressing their gratitude to him for saving their lives. These letters from the Archives’ L. Bruce Robertson fonds (F 1374), along with […] Read more