Job Opportunity: Curatorial Research Assistant

The Museum of Health Care at Kingston, located in the Ann Baillie Building (National Historic Site) at 32 George St., is looking for a student with demonstrated research skills to provide research notes and reports on selected topics related to medical history in support of the development of museum exhibitions and initiatives. Under the supervision […] Read more

Call for Papers: Canadian Society for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting 2017

  This Call for Papers is Now Closed Joint Conference: Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (CSHM) and Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN) May 27-29, 2017 Theme: From Far and Wide: The Next 150 The Canadian Society for the History of Medicine and the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing […] Read more

Curator, Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre

The Curatorial Assistant is responsible for assisting the Curator in the planning, management, and implementation of programming and exhibitions at the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre. Primary focus will be concentrated on the preparation of the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre’s first exhibition, scheduled for January 2017. Through innovative mediums, the exhibition will interpret the history of […] Read more

Call for Papers: Gender and Pain in Modern History

Birkbeck, University of London Public Conference: 24 – 25 March 2017 Call for Papers In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, showing that for the vast majority of ailments, women reported significantly higher levels of pain (approximately twenty per cent higher) than men. In a […] Read more

[New Book] Writings on Abortion in Canada: Without Apology

About the Book Until the late 1960s, the authorities on abortion were for the most part men—politicians, clergy, lawyers, physicians, all of whom had an interest in regulating women’s bodies. Even today, when we hear women speak publicly about abortion, the voices are usually those of the leaders of women’s and abortion rights organizations, women […] Read more

Chair in History, University of Liverpool

Salary Negotiable Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Histories, Languages and Cultures, Department of History Location: University Campus Ref: 001523/WWW Closing date for receipt of applications: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:00:00 BST We are seeking to appoint a Chair in History and particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any of the […] Read more