Call for Papers: Canadian Society for the History of Medicine 2018

Call for Papers Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (CSHM) 2018 May 26-28, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada The CSHM will hold its annual meeting and conference on May 26-28 at the University of Regina, in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Programme Committee calls for papers that address […] Read more

Call for Papers: Leprosy and the Leper Reconsidered

The Call for Papers is now Open! This conference aims to bring together academics from a wide array of fields and time periods in order to have a productive discussion about lepers and leprosy throughout history. This conference will be held in at McGill University in Montréal, Canada on 20-22 September 2018. Read more

Job Posting: Assistant Professor, York University

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor Discipline/Field: Health & Society – Specialization in Arts, Medicine, and Healing Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Home Department: Social Science Affiliation/Union: YUFA Position Start Date: July 1, 2018 The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications […] Read more

DMHS Speaker List for 2017-2018

Oct 2 “The Medical Report on the Halifax Explosion” Dr. Jock Murray “The Scene of a Triumph of Surgery, the Response of Nova Scotia Doctors to the Halifax Explosion” Dr. Allan Marble Nov 6 “Role of Pharmacists in the Halifax Explosion” Mary MacCara “Meaningful Hope in Medicine” Dr. Ian Cameron Dec 4 “Amputations and the […] Read more

Presentation: Dr. Nicholas Cambridge at Dalhousie University, Faculty of Medicine

DR. NICHOLAS CAMBRIDGE TJ (JOCK) MURRAY VISITING SCHOLAR From Mr. Pickwick to Tiny Tim: Charles Dickens & Medicine Dr. Nicholas Cambridge Honorary Research Fellow in Humanities & Medical History University of Buckingham, UK Nicholas qualified as an electrical engineer in 1970 and then decided to become a doctor. He graduated from The Middlesex Hospital, London […] Read more

Lecture: Autism and Its Transformations: The History of a Contested Diagnosis

Please join us for our 2017 Visiting Speaker Lecture, to be delivered by Dr Jeffery Baker, Director of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine at Duke University, on Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017. Dr Baker will be talking about his work on the history of autism. Historians have generally described autism as […] Read more

Job posting: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department Technology and Society Studies, Maastricht University

Postdoctoral researcher, historian, at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department Technology and Society Studies, Maastricht University, the Netherlands 1.00 fte, 3 years Applicants are invited for a 3-year postdoctoral position within the project “Making clinical sense: A comparative study of how doctors learn in digital times”. The project is funded by the European […] Read more