Lu Chen A ground-breaking conference organized by the Wellcome Trust funded project “Connecting three worlds: socialism, medicine and global health after WW2” concluded 16 June 2023. It shed new light on the history of global health and the influence of socialism on healthcare systems. The conference brought together nearly 20 scholars from various regions of […]
Humanitarianism, Otherwise: Cuban (Health)Care as Political Praxis. P. Sean Brotherton, Ph.D. Professor of Anthropology New York University Join us for a Public Lecture, with the opportunity to ask questions, followed by a drinks reception at the Simon Bolivar Saal, Potsdamer Strasse, Berlin on the 14th June. For registration head to our Eventbrite page. Abstract Under […]
***SAVE THE DATE*** University of Exeter Centre for Medical History Writing the History of Abortion after the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Workshop: Tuesday 18th April 2023 Queen’s Building, University of Exeter Speakers include: Mary Fissell (John Hopkins); Laurence Totelin and Rhian Williams (Cardiff); Andrea Espinoza-Carvajal (Exeter); Zubin Mistry (Edinburgh) On 24 June 2022 the US […]
CALL FOR PAPERS Conference “Connecting three worlds: health & socialism in the Cold War ” Funded by the Wellcome Trust Berlin, Germany, June 14th- 16th, 2023 Organizers: Dora Vargha, Sarah Marks and Edna Suárez-Díaz Keynote: Sean Brotherton (NYU) This conference is organized under the auspices of the Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award “Connecting three worlds: […]
On behalf of Chris Sandal-Wilson and the University of Exeter’s Centre for Imperial and Global History (CIGH), co-hosted with the Centre for Medical History, you are all warmly welcome to the next event. We are thrilled that this event will involve online and in-person three of the postdoctoral research fellows on our project, based at […]
On behalf of Chris Sandal-Wilson and the University of Exeter’s Centre for Imperial and Global History (CIGH) you are all warmly welcome to the final Centre for Imperial and Global History event of the term, and a real highlight of the year: a chance to learn more about the research the History department’s postgraduate members […]
The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is pleased to announce its Institute’s Colloquium series 2022–23: “Science Diplomacy and Science in Times of War.” The series is dedicated to the rethinking of science and scientific knowledge in times of peace and in times of crises and war. Within this framework, the colloquium series […]
Professor Dora Vargha gave the CEERES Director’s Lecture at the University of Chicago titled Endings in Crisis: Pandemic Narratives in Times of Conflict and present her research in progress in the Centre’s seminar. The enduring persistence, resurgence and mutation of many epidemic diseases have made apparent the problematic nature of the ‘epidemic disease narrative’ in […]
On the 14th April, 2022, Professor Dora Vargha gave a keynote lecture at the Spring School of The School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (l’EHESS) and Centre for Research on Medicine, Science, Health, Mental Health, and Society (CERMES3) Utopias/Dystopias in the Field of Health: Political Expectations, Promises and Practices in Autrans-en-Vercors, France.
7-8 April 2022 Professor Edna Suárez-Díaz paticiapted in the Workshop “History and Historiography of the Life Sciences: Traces of Hans-Jörg Rheinberger at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, in Berlin.