“Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South” (CFP, Workshop, London, 2–3 October 2015)

Call for Papers Workshop on the Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South, King’s College London and Queen Mary University of London, 2 and 3 October 2015 Over the last ten years, there has been mounting alarm about the growing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) epidemic in the global South and the health and economic burden Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives’ edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland

We are thrilled to offer ‘Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa’, an edited volume by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland (Ohio University Press, 2014) for review. This fascinating book features as part of the Cambridge Centre of African Studies Series. Expressions of interest from all areas of the medical humanities are welcome, particularly from those with an interest Read the full article…

New Immortalities: Reflections on Post-Mortem Value in the Human Body in the 21st Century – Bob Simpson (Lecture, York, 22 Jan 2015)

Please find below details of Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) public lectures in York in the coming weeks. Each one will be held in the Berrick Saul Building, Heslington West Campus, starting at 6.00pm. All are welcome, admission is free and no ticket required. Please do circulate to colleagues, students or friends you feel Read the full article…

The rise of well-being in public health (WHO Webinar, Friday 7 November 2014)

You are warmly invited to the next World Health Organization Global Health Histories webinar – ‘How satisfied are you with your life these days? The rise of well-being in public health’ on Friday 7 November (12:30 – 14:00pm CEST). This seminar will seek to chart the rise of the concept of well-being from a variety of angles, tracing the Read the full article…