CHSTM, University of Manchester: Lunchtime Seminar: More than buildings for medical treatment – hospitals from 20th century in the city of Porto, Portugal, 4th October, 1pm

‘More than buildings for medical treatment – hospitals from the 20th century in the city of Porto, Portugal‘, Monique Palma (NOVA School of Science and Technology, CIUHCT, Portugal) This is a work in progress which one of the aims is to create a roadmap of medical spaces in Porto, Portugal. A roadmap is a tool to … More CHSTM, University of Manchester: Lunchtime Seminar: More than buildings for medical treatment – hospitals from 20th century in the city of Porto, Portugal, 4th October, 1pm

CHSTM Seminars, University of Manchester

The University of Manchester are very pleased to announce that CHSTM Research Seminars are back. They aim to produce a varied programme featuring invited speakers from institutions across Britain and the world, ranging from well-known senior figures to promising younger members of the profession. They are particularly keen to foster an interdisciplinary atmosphere; alongside all … More CHSTM Seminars, University of Manchester

Virtual #HSTM: Making Public History of Medicine in Northern Ireland, 4th October 1-2:30pm ET (6pm GMT)

Event Information Making Public History of Medicine in Northern Ireland October 4 at 1-2:30 PM ET Register in advance for this meeting: https://uni-regensburg.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Arf-mrpzIuGdYNrEib8c–SWf2mIWOMXVY After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Join us on October 4 at 1-2:30 PM ET, in our first collaboration with the History of Science, Technology … More Virtual #HSTM: Making Public History of Medicine in Northern Ireland, 4th October 1-2:30pm ET (6pm GMT)

Virtual #HSTM

In March 2020, Canadian PhD Student Sarah Qidwai recruited four of her social media contacts, also early career historians of science, to produce content at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since conferences and on campus opportunities would be gone for the foreseeable future, as countries around the world went into lockdown, she visualized building … More Virtual #HSTM

CHOMI Seminar Series – “An Alternative to Antibiotics: Soviet Bacteriophage Therapy and its Role in Cold War Politics”, 20th October at 4pm

Please join us on October 20th at 4:00 pm for the next event in our Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland (CHOMI) Autumn seminar series: “An Alternative to Antibiotics: Soviet Bacteriophage Therapy and its Role in Cold War Politics”  Miriam Lipton (Oregon State University) During WWII, the Allies had a secret weapon, one that … More CHOMI Seminar Series – “An Alternative to Antibiotics: Soviet Bacteriophage Therapy and its Role in Cold War Politics”, 20th October at 4pm

Trinity College’s Long Room Medical and Health Humanities Seminar: ‘The Unhappy Victims of This Habit’: Drug Addiction as a Problem in Nineteenth-Century America, September 22nd at 1pm

An online seminar by Dr Kelly Gray as part of the Medical & Health Humanities Seminar Series in association with Trinity Long Room Hub. Drug dependency became an increasingly serious problem in nineteenth-century America, and most of this use began with medical use. The problem remained largely hidden until the late 1860s, because habitual opiate users … More Trinity College’s Long Room Medical and Health Humanities Seminar: ‘The Unhappy Victims of This Habit’: Drug Addiction as a Problem in Nineteenth-Century America, September 22nd at 1pm

CHOMI Seminar Series – “A curious absence’: Tracing maternal deaths in Irish workhouses at the turn of the twentieth century”, 29th September at 4pm

Please join us on September 29th at 4:00 pm for the first event in our Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland (CHOMI) Autumn seminar series: “A curious absence’: Tracing maternal deaths in Irish workhouses at the turn of the twentieth century” Judy Bolger (Trinity College Dublin) The history of Irish maternity services has focused largely … More CHOMI Seminar Series – “A curious absence’: Tracing maternal deaths in Irish workhouses at the turn of the twentieth century”, 29th September at 4pm

HSTM Network Ireland Elects New Chair!

Dr Ida Milne, Lecturer in European History at Carlow College, has been elected chair of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network of Ireland. Speaking to Carlow College regarding her appointment, Dr Milne stated “HSTM is now well established in third level education internationally, but Ireland is lagging behind this trend, with few … More HSTM Network Ireland Elects New Chair!

BSHS Conference 2022

The British Society for the History of Science Annual Conference is the largest event in the BSHS calender. This year’s conference will again take place in person from Wednesday, 20 July to Saturday, 23 July 2022, at Queen’s University Belfast. Registration is now open: https://bshs-conference.org.uk/?tribe_events=bshs-conference-belfast-2022 All conference information can be found here: https://bshs-conference.org.uk/ Location: Programme: Wednesday, … More BSHS Conference 2022

Doctors for Export

Prof. Greta Jones Emeritus Professor, Ulster University The origins of this book are in 2004. In that year, due  to the generosity  of  the Wellcome Trust, I received a grant allowing two years respite from teaching and administration at Ulster University to investigate the history of Irish doctor emigration from Ireland. The period chosen was … More Doctors for Export