From barnyards to bedsides to books and beyond: The evolution and professionalization of registered psychiatric nursing in Manitoba, 1955—1980

Hicks, Beverley Clare. From barnyards to bedsides to books and beyond: The evolution and professionalization of registered psychiatric nursing in Manitoba, 1955—1980. Proquest Dissertations And Theses 2008.  Section 0303, Part 0334 434 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation].Canada: University of Manitoba (Canada); 2008. Publication Number: AAT NR52999. Read more

A nation's ills: Medico-national allegory in Quebec, 1940-1970

Robert, Julie L.  A nation’s ills: Medico-national allegory in Quebec, 1940-1970.  Proquest Dissertations And Theses 2009. Section 0127, Part 0355 261 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation].United States — Michigan: University of Michigan; 2009. Publication Number: AAT 3382337. Read more

Job Opportunity: Professor in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester)

As part of a major new recruitment initiative across the University of Manchester (see www.worldleadingminds.manchester.ac.uk), the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM) invites applications for the role of Professor in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Director of CHSTM (Ref: LSX-00491). CHSTM is one of the largest groups in […] Read more

CFP CSHM/SCHM: Deadline Extended to 15 December

The Canadian Society for the History of Medicine is launching a call for papers for its annual meeting which takes place at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo between 26 – 28 May 2012. The general theme of this year’s Congress is “Crossroads: Scholarship […] Read more

Finding Aid Collections

NLM Finding Aids Consortium The National Library of Medicine has added the Osler Library’s archival listing index to its History of Medicine Finding Aids Consortium web site. The makes available 3,024 finding aids available for review. Web Site: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/consortium/ Read more

Historical Newspapers

The following newspaper subscription services are among the most popular: British Newspaper Archive The Archive represents a joint venture between brightsolid and the British Library. The organizations plan to digitize 40 million newspaper pages from the Library’s collection. Although you can search the archive for free, there is small a cost associated with accessing and […] Read more

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