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Call for Nominations: Jason A. Hannah Medal

       The Jason A. Hannah Medal is awarded for an important Canadian publication in the history of medicine. In this context, the word “Canadian” refers to the citizenship or residence of the author, or to content clearly relevant to Canadian medicine and health care. The award is made for a book published within the last […] Read more

Social History of Medicine: Co-Editor Vacancy

Social History of Medicine (SHM) seeks a new co-editor to join Professor Pratik Chakrabarti (co-editor), Professor Patricia Skinner (co-editor), and Dr Vanessa Heggie (book reviews editor). The new co-editor will succeed Professor Graham Mooney, who will stand down in 2017. Social History of Medicine is a leading international journal and covers all aspects of the […] Read more

50 Years of Social Studies of Medicine

Celebration dates: October 28th and 29th 2016 The Department of Social Studies of Medicine (SSoM) will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary during the 2016-2017 academic year. To mark the occasion, a conference will take place on October 28 and 29 2016 titled “Prospects and Perspectives in Social Studies of Medicine” to reflect on future directions […] Read more

Jessica Tannenbaum's CSHM Conference Report 2016

Thank you to Jessica Tannenbaum (University of Calgary) for offering thoughts and reflections on the CSHM Conference 2016. The conference was held at the University of Calgary and was part of the annual Canadian Congress. Please read the full report here: http://www.hsozkult.de/conferencereport/id/tagungsberichte-6686 Read more

CSHM Board - Candidates for Student Representative 2016

The Nominating Committee and the executive of the CSHM Board are pleased to announce that there are two candidates to come forward for the position of student representative. They are: QUIRING, Vanessa MAZZEO, Vincenza Voting will take place by secret ballot during the AGM. Brief statements by the candidates will be solicited and pre-presented or […] Read more

Annonce du Prix Sournia de la S.F.H.M.

La Société Française d’Histoire de la Médecine, société savante plus que centenaire (1902), reconnue d’utilité publique, consacre un de ses prix à la francophonie. Le Prix Sournia de la SFHM, créé en 2006, en mémoire d’un de ses anciens présidents : le professeur Jean-Charles Sournia (1917-2000), est destiné à récompenser tous les deux ans, un […] Read more

AMS and the Royal Society of Canada Announce the Jason A. Hannah Medal in the History of Medicine to be Awarded in 2016

Nominations will be open from September 2015- March 1 2016 Criteria for Eligibility A book nominated for this medal must have been published between March 1, 2013 and February 28, 2015 and the book may not have been nominated in a previous Hannah Medal competition. The book must be a Canadian publication (please check appropriate […] Read more

Alcohol Tobacco & Drug Use History, Policy and Regulation Symposium - Nov. 5-7 2015

Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug History, Use and Regulation Vancouver Island University – Nanaimo, BC Canada November 5-7, 2015 Download Registration Form Download Program For more information, please contact: Cheryl Krasnick Warsh, PhD Professor of History, Vancouver Island University Executive Director, Western Association of Women Historians 900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R 5S5 Canada Phone: 250-753-3245 […] Read more

CSHM Announces Three-year Funding Agreement with Associated Medical Services

The Canadian Society for the History of Medicine is thrilled to announce a three-year funding agreement with Associated Medical Services commencing in 2015 to support the following initiatives: AMS Summer Studentships: AMS has renewed its commitment to offer 4 Summer Studentships. Each Studentship is worth $ 5,500.00 AMS Graduate Student CSHM Congress Grants: We are […] Read more

Paterson Lecture 2015: Natalie Zemon Davis

Physicians, Healers, and Their Remedies in Colonial Suriname This lecture will describe the world of medical practitioners and their forms of healing in the plantation and slavery world of the Dutch colony of Suriname in the 18th century. White physicians and surgeons trained in European medical thought and practice vied with an extensive network of […] Read more

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