Call for Review: ‘Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstration Projects in New York City’ by Patricia D’Antonio.

We are delighted to offer Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstration Projects in New York City (D’Antonio, 2017) for review. Whilst expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, this book would be of particular interest to a reviewer with experience and expertise in the history of nursing or medicine in the United States. Read the full article…

Warriors without Weapons: Humanitarian Action in the Spanish Civil War and the Republican Exile (CfP, Geneva, Louis Jeantet Auditorium, 27-28 October, 2016)

Organisers: Sébastien Farré (Maison de l’histoire, University of Geneva) and Dolores Martín Moruno (iEH2, University of Geneva) In 1947, the Swiss physician Marcel Junod (1904-1961) published Le troisième combattant, a book that would be translated into English as Warrior without Weapons (1951), which collected his experiences as a delegate for the International Committee of the Read the full article…

The Things They Carried: Thinking about Objects in Colonial Nursing – Elaine Freedgood (Seminar, King’s College, 16 October 2013)

The Things They Carried: Thinking about Objects in Colonial Nursing Elaine Freedgood The first Centre for the Humanities & Health seminar of the academic year kicks off on Wednesday 16thOctober at 6.00pm in room K1.28 at the Strand Campus. In this seminar, we will think about the kinds of things nurses were advised to take to the colonies, including muslin for curtains, jugs, Read the full article…