Call for Papers, Annual Meeting, CSHM, May 2012

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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