Situating and Interpreting States of Mind, 1700-2000

An Interdisciplinary Conference 14-16 June 2012 Northumbria University Keynote Speakers: Professor Joel P. Eigen (Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology, Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania) Professor Melinda A. Rabb (Professor of English, Brown University, Rhode Island) Dr. Judith A. Tucker (Senior Lecturer in the School of Design, Leeds University) This cross-period and interdisciplinary conference seeks […] Read more

New York Academy of Medicine History of Medicine Research Fellowships

Applications are now being accepted for the New York Academy of Medicine’s two history of medicine research fellowships. Read more

The History of Pain Without Lesion in the mid-late Nineteenth Century West

The Birkbeck Pain Project invites the submission of abstracts in connection with a public Workshop to be held on 19 May 2012 at The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London entitled “The History of Pain Without Lesion in the Mid-to-Late 19th c. West.” The Workshop is being organised by Visiting Fellow Daniel […] Read more

Funding Opportunity: International Blaise Pascal research chairs

Fondation de l’École Normale Supérieure Funding enables internationally acclaimed foreign scientists in exact sciences, life sciences, humanities and social sciences, applied sciences and new technologies to spend 12 full months at one or more well known higher learning or research institutions in Paris or Ile-de-France. Four awards, worth up to €200,000 each, are available. Award […] Read more

CSHM/SCHM: Call for Nominations/Appel de candidatures

CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE/ SOCIÉTÉ CANADIENNE D’HISTOIRE DE LA MÉDECINE ( CALL FOR NOMINATIONS/APPEL DE CANDIDATURES The Nominating committee is calling for nominations for two positions on the board of the CSHM/SCHM: the secretary-treasurer (2012-2015), and a regional representative for the Western Provinces (2012-2014). Le Comité des mises en candidature de la […] Read more

Postgraduate Forum for the History of Medicine

The PGFHOM is designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas both with other members and the outside world and while ostensibly based in the UK, is open to all Masters, PhD and early career students.  The structure of the network is very open, and is designed to facilitate students looking for help, organizing a conference […] Read more

Call for Proposals for a history of SickKids

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), in partnership with the University of Toronto Press (UTP), invites interested historians and other experienced authors to submit a proposal for a comprehensive history of SickKids. Read more

Academic Reference Managers

Medical historians can benefit from the use of academic reference managers. The more advanced reference managers provide article indexing and search capabilities, cloud-based services, biographic and footnote managers, as well as tight integration with leading word processors, such as Microsoft Word and OpenOffice. Read more

Postdoctoral Fellowships, University of Sydney

The University of Sydney invites applications from qualified individuals for appointment to Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the comparative or transnational history of racial thought and practice in settler societies of the Global South, as part of Professor Warwick Anderson’s ARC Laureate Fellowship project ‘Southern Racial Conceptions: Comparative Histories and Contemporary Legacies’. Each of the two […] Read more

Generation to Reproduction Doctoral Studentship

The University of Cambridge invites applications for a doctoral studentship funded by a Wellcome Trust strategic award in history of medicine. We seek outstanding candidates whose research would fall within the theme ‘Generation to Reproduction’. Possible areas for doctoral projects include, but are not limited to: patient–practitioner relations around fertility and other encounters that framed […] Read more