CFP: Medical Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Environment Conference

(Harvard University, 29-30 September 2017) In the present age of the Anthropocene, the extraordinary transformations of Earth’s climate are changing the biophysical conditions involved in global food production, emerging epidemics and natural disasters. There is growing concern that global environmental change will have significant adverse impacts on global patterns of disease and mortality over the […] Read more

Job Posting: Associate Dean, Community Health & Humanities, Memorial University

Division of Community Health and Humanities Faculty of Medicine The Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University invites applications for the position of Associate Dean, Community Health & Humanities. This is a senior academic appointment within the Division of Community Health & Humanities, Faculty of Medicine. The Division of Community Health & Humanities is a dynamic and […] Read more

CFP: Medical Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Environment Conference 2017

Harvard University, 29-30 September 2017 In the present age of the Anthropocene, the extraordinary transformations of Earth’s climate are changing the biophysical conditions involved in global food production, emerging epidemics and natural disasters. There is growing concern that global environmental change will have significant adverse impacts on global patterns of disease and mortality over the […] Read more

Le nursing psychiatrique dans les revues infirmières (1960-1975)

Dans le cadre du projet de recherche financé par les Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada (IRSC, 2015-2019) et intitulé Des institutions et des femmes : Évolution du nursing psychiatrique, 1912-1976, nous cherchons à recruter un(e) étudiant(e) pour travailler sur la représentation du nursing psychiatrique dans les revues infirmières francophones. Sous la direction d’Alexandre […] Read more

Lancement du numéro spécial de Santé mentale au Québec: L’archive psychiatrique

Coordonné par Marie-Claude Thifault, Isabelle Perreault, Alexandre Klein et Jean Caron Lancement du numéro spécial de Santé mentale au Québec L’archive psychiatrique Lundi 8 mai 2017 À partir de 17h Bistro-Brasserie Les Soeurs Grises 32 Rue McGill (Montréal, H2Y 3W5) Ce lancement s’inscrit dans le cadre du colloque « Read more

Les infirmières de la folie

Organisé dans le cadre du 85e Congrès de l’ACFAS, ce colloque propose de réunir des historiennes* mais aussi des professionnelles de santé, afin d’étudier l’évolution du rôle de l’infirmière dans la prise en charge de la santé mentale. Il entend tout particulièrement se pencher sur l’expérience des infirmières en milieu psychiatrique comme dans les autres […] Read more

CME Accreditation for CSHM/CAHN Conference 2017

Annual Meeting / Réunion annuelle Canadian Society for the History of Medicine / Société canadienne d’histoire de la médecine Canadian Association for the History of Nursing/Association canadienne pour l’histoire du nursing Only regularly occurring medical humanities conference in Canada to enjoy CPD (CME) accreditation for up to 16.5 hours. Seule conférence sur les sciences humaines en […] Read more

Award Winners: 2017 Hannah Summer Studentship – Bourses d’été du Hannah

Award Winners 2017 Congratulations to the 2017 Hannah Summer Studentship Award Winners: Emma Chilton, McMaster University, Arts & Science Program (Project Title: Medical Scrutiny of Older Adults Mental Capacity in Ontario Courtrooms, 1867-1918) Ariel Gershon, Western University, Medicine (Project Title: History of self injurious behaviours and catatonia in intellectual disabilities and ASD) Geraldine Huynh, University […] Read more

CSHM-CAHN Book Launch 2017

Dear Speakers and Members of CSHM and CAHN, If you have published a book over the course of last year (since May 2016) – and/or the year before if you missed congress last year –, we invite you to participate in the CSHM-CAHN Collective Book Launch and Cocktail Reception. We will have our traditional “Strawberries […] Read more

Somewhere in France: A Centenary Review of Medical Arrangements at Vimy Ridge

In April 1917, medical units of the 4 divisions of the Canadian Corps combined for the first time in support of a single action, the assault upon Vimy Ridge. Detailed planning, infrastructure development, information dissemination and rehearsal were features of preparations by the combat arms and medical elements of the Canadian Forces. Extraordinary coordination resulted […] Read more

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