American Association for the History of Medicine
Founded in 1925, the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) is a professional association of historians, physicians, nurses, archivists, curators, librarians, and others. The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields.
Call For Papers Medicine, Patenting and Ownership in Historical Perspective Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds, UK, 14-15 July 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. Your proposal should address at least one […]
Location: University of Heidelberg, Karl Jaspers Centre Date: 2–4 October 2014 Organisers: Frank Grüner and Maike Rotzoll, Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, University of Heidelberg This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the study of melancholy as a historical-anthropological phenomenon and scientific medical concept from a transcultural perspective. It will discuss influential narratives […]
Bodies Beyond Borders. The Circulation of Anatomical Knowledge, 1750-1950 Leuven, 7-9 January 2015 How does anatomical knowledge move from one site to another? Between 1750 and 1950 the study of anatomy underwent great changes, as a part of the development of scientific medicine, through public anatomies, as well as in the interplay between the two. How […]
Yale University is expanding the scope of its search for a tenure-track Assistant or junior Associate Professor in the history of medicine, to begin July 1, 2014. Field, region, and period are open to include scholars working on Europe or North America. Duties will include teaching in the Program in the History of Science and Medicine […]