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.

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Conferences: “Health History: Beyond Borders”, University of Auckland, New Zealand

“Health History: Beyond Borders”, 3-7 December 2019, University of Auckland, New Zealand. We cordially invite members of the AAHM to attend the biennial conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine in December 2019. This conference will be located in Auckland, New Zealand. Whilst New Zealand is far removed geographically […]

Calls for Papers: The Faces of Depression in Literature

The Faces of Depression in Literature The NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) defines depression as a common but serious mood disorder that causes severe symptoms (asthenia, anhedonia, abulia, among many others) that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. The cause is believed to be a […]

Fellowships: Mellon/ACLS Scholars and Society Fellowships

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce a new initiative to advance publicly engaged scholarship in the humanities. The Mellon/ACLS Scholars & Society program, made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will support humanities scholars who seek to partner with nonacademic organizations in their research and encourage innovation in […]

Calls for Papers: Representing Abortion

Call for papers: Representing Abortion Edited by Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst Deadline for proposals: October 1, 2018 Email: rahurst@stfx.ca Rosalind Pollack Petchesky argued in 1987 that “feminists and other prochoice advocates have all too readily ceded the visual terrain,” abandoning the field of fetal imagery to antiabortion activists (264).  She called for new fetal images that “recontextualized […]

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