Events and Outreach Officer in History of Medicine, University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge Department of History and Philosophy of Science Generation to Reproduction programme Events and Outreach Officer in History of Medicine (60% full-time) Read more

CFP: Learning from Lister: Antisepsis, Safer Surgery, and Global Health

King’s College London, The Royal Society, The Royal College of Surgeons of England ‘Joseph Lister almost single-handedly revolutionised modern surgery through his development of antisepsis, or so traditional accounts have stated.’ Lindsay Granshaw, 1992. Joseph Lister (1827 – 1912), Professor of Clinical Surgery at King’s College London from 1877 to 1893 and President of the […] Read more

Call for papers: History of Western Medicine in China, 1835-1950

Call for Papers Indiana University, Indianapolis June 15-16, 2012. Indiana University (Indianapolis) will host the first of two conferences* aimed to increase understanding of Western medicine (xiyi in Chinese) in modern China in the pre-Maoist period. We invite conference papers to examine the establishment of this new medicine which left archives tracing new directions in […] Read more