CFP: MLA Disability Studies Division

Disability & Critical Embodiment Disability Studies approaches to “critical embodiment” articulate an alternative ethics about why disabled lives matter and how pwds re-invent narrow normative practices and beliefs. 250 word proposals, short cv. Contact: Susan Antebi susan.antebi@utoronto.ca or David Mitchell dtmitchel@gwu.edu Please check mla.org…

CFP: La profesionalización y especialización sanitaria en América Latina

Call for proposals: “Reflections on the history of medical professionalization and specialization in Latin America, XIXth and XXth centuries,” August 27 and 28th, 2014, Departamento de Historia, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago de Chile. Convocatoria para presentar ponencias en el seminario: “Reflexiones sobre la…

CFP: EASA “The Body of America, the Health of America: Taking the Pulse of American Culture”

“The Body of America, the Health of America: Taking the Pulse of American Culture” Annual Conference of the Eastern American Studies Association, March 28-29, 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Eastern American Studies Association will hold its 2014 annual conference at the campus of…

Summer Course: Medical Humanities, Italian Perspectives

Summer Course: MEDICAL HUMANITIES ITALIAN PERSPECTIVES 7-12 September 2014, Padua – Venice Fondazione Lanza (Center of Advanced Studies in Ethics, Padua – Italy), in collaboration with the Chair of History of Medicine at the University of Padua and the Chair of Medical…

CFP: Retailing, Commerce & Human Body

CHORD WORKSHOP AND CALL FOR PAPERS. RETAILING, COMMERCE AND THE HUMAN BODY: HISTORICAL APPROACHES (14 May 2014, University of Wolverhampton) The Centre for the History of retailing and Distribution (CHORD) invites proposals for papers that explore the relationship between retailing,…

CFP: Medical Imaging II: Medical Narratives in Late Modern Popular Culture

CFP: Medical Imaging II: Medical Narratives in Late Modern Popular Culture (September 11th/12th 2014, Ulm University, Germany) In recent decades, Popular Culture has increasingly become the engine of social and cultural change. It also takes constitutive influence on the design…

CFP: Practicing Public Health: Europe, 1300-1700 (Medici Archive Conf)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Practicing Public Health: Europe, 1300-1700 Practicing Public Health: Europe, 1300-1700, a conference organized by John Henderson and G. Geltner Sponsored by the Medici Archive Project & Villa I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Renaissance Studies,  Florence,…

CFP: Health, Culture and the Human Body

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The 3rd international and interdisciplinary conference on Health, Culture and the Human Body Epidemiology, ethics and history of medicine, perspectives from Turkey and Central Europe Istanbul, Turkey, 11-13 September 2014 Advances in science-based medicine have greatly increased the range of applications to the body and…

Society for the Social History of Medicine 2014 Conference: Disease, Health, and the State

Society for the Social History of Medicine 2014 Conference: Disease, Health, and the State  10-12 July 2014, Oxford, UK The Centre for Health, Medicine and Society: Past and Present, Oxford Brookes University and the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine,…

CFP: Alternative Psychiatric Narratives

Call for Papers: Alternative Psychiatric Narratives Friday 16 and Saturday 17 May 2014, Birkbeck College, University of London Chair: Professor Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck In recent years, historians of psychiatry have heeded Roy Porter’s call to produce psychiatric histories from the…

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