Wellcome Trust University Award Competition – Medical Humanities and History (CfA, University of Strathclyde, 6 May 2015)

The University of Strathclyde is planning to support a University Award application to the Wellcome Trust in the Medical Humanities and History. Its Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH Glasgow) is an internationally recognised research environment with a focus on the experiences of health and medicine in the modern period around Read the full article…

Centre for History in Public Health: Website redesign

The Centre for History in Public Health (at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) website has been redesigned. Visit the new website to find out all about the Centre including:  current research; publications and teaching; as well as the Centre’s wide range of public engagement activities such as seminars, conferences, films, and walks.  Read the full article…

Disability, Prostheses & Patenting (CFP, Leeds, 18–19 September 2014)

Call for Papers Disability, Prostheses and Patenting University of Leeds, 18-19 September 2014 An international workshop supported by the AHRC Network grant: Rethinking Patent Cultures Thanks to the AHRC we have funding to support speakers’ travel and accommodation expenses both in the UK and internationally. By the end of the nineteenth century, an industry built around Read the full article…

Annual History of Health & Medicine (Lecture, Kings College London, April 16 2014)

Welcome: by the Principal of Kings College London: Professor Sir Rick Trainor, KBE Title: Becoming Autoimmune: Immunological Histories of the Modern Self Speaker: Warwick Anderson, University of Sydney Abstract: Becoming Autoimmune? The ‘Self’ of Immunological Theory and the ‘Self’ of Chronic Disease While Macfarlane Burnet and others were elaborating on the idea of the immune Read the full article…