Reviewer needed: ‘Colonial Caring: A History of Colonial and Post-Colonial Nursing’ edited by Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Colonial Caring: A History of Colonial and Post-Colonial Nursing‘ edited by Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins (Manchester University Press, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, but may be particularly suited to those with an interest in the history of medicine and care. From the Read the full article…

‘Medicine & Empire: 1600-1960’ reviewed by Dr Louise Hill Curth

‘Medicine and Empire: 1600-1960′ by Pratik Chakrabarti (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Following our initial call for review and our desire to offer both a clinical and academic perspective of ‘Medicine and Empire,’ Dr Louise Hill Curth of Winchester University offers her generous thoughts below. Pratik Chakrabarti’s Medicine & Empire 1600 – 1900 is an extremely interesting introduction to the relationship Read the full article…

The Child in the World (Conference, London, 9 November 2013)

The Child in the World One Day Conference Saturday 9 November 2013, 10:00 – 17:00 A one-day international conference organised as part of an AHRC-funded collaborative project between Queen Mary, University of London and the V&A Museum of Childhood. This conference will explore the ways in which children imagine, understand and engage with the wider Read the full article…