Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine 15th Biennial Conference: ‘Health, Medicine and Society: Challenge and Change’

Following a welcome reception (11/7), this conference will offer a full program of papers (12-14/7); plenary addresses by three leading scholars; a gala dinner at the Melbourne Museum; a Witness Seminar (15/7) on ‘Adventures in immunology and inflammation since the 1960s: curiosity-driven research, discovery, new treatments’; and opportunities to explore a rich array of anatomical Read more …

Health, Medicine and Society: Challenge and Change’

AHA affiliates the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine are holding their 15th Biennial Conference from 11 – 15 July 2017 at the Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy Campus, Melbourne. Following a welcome reception (11/7), this conference will offer: a full program of papers (12-14/7); plenary addresses by three leading scholars; a Read more …

‘Health, Medicine, and Society: Challenge and Change’

CFP deadline: 20 February 2017 The Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine’s 15th Biennial Conference will be held in Melbourne from 11–14 July 2017. The 2017 conference theme ‘health, medicine and society: challenge and change’ offers a broad canvas for papers on the history of health and medicine, from local to Read more …

Medical History Masterclass

Keen to improve your historical research skills? Want to learn more about medical history? This full-day workshop is presented by the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History in collaboration with the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Faculty of Arts, Monash University. It is open to historians, medical professionals and all with an interest Read more …

What Was Eugenics and Why Does it Still Matter?

Professor Philippa Levine, University of Texas at Austin. In the early twentieth century research on intelligence, hereditary disease, behaviours regarded as anti-social, family life and reproductive controls all took shape in the shadow of eugenics, a movement which claimed to apply the science of heredity to encourage healthy reproduction and to discourage unhealthy reproduction. The results were far Read more …

First Eric Richards Symposium in British and Australasian History

Submission deadline: Monday 25 July 2016. The School of History and International Relations, Flinders University, and the other sponsors of this meeting, invite abstracts for the first ‘Eric Richards Symposium in British and Australasian History’, to be held in Adelaide from Tuesday 31 January to Friday 3 February 2017. Emeritus Professor Eric Richards was a Read more …