Call for Papers: Connections and Communities in Health and Medicine


Manitoba-Northwest Ontario-Minnesota-Saskatchewan (MOMS) & Society for the Social History of Medicine Postgraduate/Early Career
History of Medicine Conference
September 12th-14th, 2013
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

Connections and Communities in Health and Medicine

In September 2013 the University of Saskatchewan will host the Society for the Social History of Medicine (SSHM) Postgraduate/Early Career Conference in conjunction with the 4th Manitoba-Northwest Ontario-Minnesota-Saskatchewan (MOMS) History of Medicine Conference. This conference marks the first occasion upon which the SSHM Postgraduate Conference will be held in Canada and hosted by the newest institution to join the MOMS community?the University of Saskatchewan.

Highlighting both organizations? commitment to crossing borders, whether regional or disciplinary, the theme of the 2013 conference is ?Connections and Communities in Health and Medicine.? The conference will provide graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty the opportunity to present papers that consider issues in the history of medicine including, but not limited to professionalization; medical research, technologies and institutions; and networks in health and medicine. Submissions from all eras and regions of the world are welcomed, as are submissions from various disciplinary perspectives.

Individual and panel proposals (3-4 papers) are invited and will be peer reviewed. Please submit an abstract (no more than 300 words) and a one-page curriculum vitae with contact information to Katherine Zwicker, [email protected] . For programming purposes, please indicate if you are a member of one of the MOMS institutions. Deadline for submissions is April 30th, 2013. We hope to notify participants by the end of May.

*Though yet to be determined, travel assistance may be available for student participants.