Conferences

Panorama of Cologne

2015 Conference, Cologne, Germany

The official Call for Papers for the EAHMH biennial conference in Cologne, Germany (2-5 Sept 2015) has been made. The subject is 'Cash and Care', and abstracts will be accepted until 30 Nov. 2014. Full information can be downloaded here.  

Please submit all proposals for papers and sessions to igem-eahmh@uni-koeln.de no later than 15 December 2014.

Other Future Conferences

  • Bodies Beyond Borders: The Circulation of Anatomical Knowledge, 7-9 January 2015.
    In January 2015, the Research Group, Cultural History since 1750, will organize a conference on the circulation of anatomical knowledge: Bodies Beyond Borders. More information and a full programme can be found on the Ku Leuven website: http://www.arts.kuleuven.be/cultuurgeschiedenis/bodies-beyond-borders 
  • The Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine will hold its
    14th Biennial Conference in Sydney from Tuesday 30th
    June to Friday 3rd July 2015
    , with an additional tour day on
    Saturday 4th July.   The venue for the conference is The Australian Catholic
    University campus in North Sydney and the theme is Missions, Methods and
    Management.  Further information can be found on the conference website: http://www.dcconferences.com.au/hom2015/home
  • Call for Papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2015, University of Exeter, 20-21 July 2015. More information can be found on the University of Exeter conference page
  • The Making of Health - International Conference of the Historical Demography Society.  Paris, 10-11 September 2015.  Call for Papers. Please, send your abstract (max. 500 words, summarizing the contents of the paper, sources and methodology) and a short bio-bibliography, before 1st December 2014 to colloquesdhsante@gmail.com.  Further information can be found here

Recent EAHMH Conferences

Risk and Disaster in Medicine and Health, Lisbon, Portugal, 2013

Thank you to everyone who attended the EAHMH conference in Lisbon. Pictures and information about the event will be uploaded soon.

All smiles from the deck of our conference yacht; (from left to right), John Harley Warner (Yale), Arlene Keeling (Virginia), conference keynote Barbra Mann Wall (Penn) and Jonathan Reinarz (Birmingham; Secretary EAHMH).

Lisbon Conference host, Professor Laurinda Abreu, on yet another legendary EAHMH boat trip. Picture by J. Reinarz

The UK History of Nursing Colloquium, The History of Colonial and Post-Colonial Nursing, Oxford, UK, 4 July 2013. For further details please download the Call for Papers.

Therapy and Empowerment - Coercion and Punishment: Historical Perspectives on Work and Occupational Therapy, Oxford, 26-27 June 2013. For further details please download the Call for Papers

Past Conferences...

  • 2014 Conference, Kingston University, London Nursing History: a work in progress, 9 July 2014 For further details, please download the Call for Papers
  • 2014 Conference, Sydney, Australia Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place, 14-16 August 2014. For further details, please download the Call for Papers
  • Body and Mind in the History of Medicine and Health, Utrecht 2011
    Thank you to everyone who attended the EAHMH conference in Utrecht. You can read more about the conference here. Pictures from the conference can be found hereand pictures from the Boerhaave performance can be viewed here.
  • Risk and Disaster in Medicine and Health (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Global Developments and Local Specificities in the History of Medicine and Health, (Heidelberg/Germany, 2009)
  • Environment, Health and History, (London/UK, 2007)
    Cultural History of Health and Beyond, (Paris/France, 2005)
  • Health Between the Private and the Public: Shifting Approaches, (Oslo/Norway, 2003)
  • Health and the Child: Care and Culture in History, (Geneva/Switzerland, 2001)
  • The Healthy Life: People, Perceptions, Politics (joint conference of the EAHMH and the International Network for the History of Public Health)
    (Almuñecar/Spain, 1999)
  • Coping with Medicine, Law and Human Rights - Historical Perspectives,(Castelvecchio/Italy, 1997)
  • Coping with Sickness: Perspectives on Health and Health Care, Past and Present,(San Feliu/Spain, 1995)
  • Coping with Sickness: Science, Culture, Professions, (Lunteren/Netherlands, 1993)