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…

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…

Nursing Oral Histories ( Seminar, University of Strathclyde, 17th June 2015)

Scottish Oral History Centre/CSHHH Seminar Professor Linda Bryder, University of Auckland Wednesday 17th June, 5.30pm Scottish Oral History Centre, Level 6 Curran Building From 2012-14 Linda Bryder led an oral history project recording the lives and experiences of sixty nurses who trained in New Zealand in the 1950s and 1960s. Working with two History students Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Safe Passage: A Global Spiritual Sourcebook for Care at the End of Life’

We are pleased to offer ‘Safe Passage: A Global Spiritual Sourcebook for Care at the End of Life’ by Mark Lazenby, Ruth McCorkle, and Daniel Sulmasy (Oxford University Press, 2014) for review. Expressions of interest from all angles of the medical humanities are welcome, particularly from those with an interest in the ‘end of life’ stage.  ‘The Read the full article…

Nursing History: A Work in Progress (CfP, London, July 2014)

The history of nursing is a well-established and increasingly sophisticated field of academic study, pursued both by nurse-historians and by researchers from other disciplines, including history itself, English literature, sociology to name a few. Its interdisciplinarity is reflected in the themes which run through nursing history conferences: gender and race studies, colonial history, transnational relationships, Read the full article…

Passages from Empire (Staged reading of an original play, King’s College London, 13 Dec 2013))

The King’s College Centre for the Humanities and Health warmly invite you to a staged reading of an original play, “Passages from Empire”, based on the lives and letters of overseas nurses. This play is part of the Centre for the Humanities and Health ‘Scripting Nursing’ project.’ When:                  Friday 13th December Time:                    18.30 – 20.00 Campus:              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…

White Shoes and Kimonos: Nursing In the Middle East during the First World War – Nadia Atia (Seminar, London, 25 June 2013)

Nadia Atia, Lecturer in World Literature at Queen Mary, University of London, will be giving the Centre for the Humanities and Health Seminar on 25th June, 17:30-19:00 on the topic ‘White Shoes and Kimonos: Nursing in the Middle East during the First World War’. The seminar will be held in K2.31, King’s Building, King’s College Read the full article…

‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority (CfP, Conference, Medical Humanities Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 23-­25 August 2013)

‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority Medical Humanities Research Centre, University of Glasgow 23-­25 August 2013 From nurses, physicians and surgeons to administrators, caregivers, physiotherapists, technicians, veterinarians and voluntary sector workers, this conference adopts the term ‘attentive writers’ as evocative of the multitude of both non-professional and professional caregivers – clinical and non-clinical healthcare workers Read the full article…