vendredi 27 janvier 2017

Santé, médecine et société

Health, Medicine, and Society: Challenge and Change

Call for papers

15th Biennial Conference, Melbourne
Health, Medicine, and Society: Challenge and Change
Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy Campus
Tuesday 11 July - Friday 14 July | Saturday 15 July: Witness Seminar

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 global, from ancient to modern.

Submissions are welcome on, but not limited to, topics such as:
  • disciplines and practice
  • gender; language; biography
  • disease and epidemics; migration
  • the arts
  • innovations; technology
  • material culture and collecting
  • war and reconstruction
  • place and the built environment
  • indigenous peoples
  • policy and politics; law and ethics
  • wine and food as therapeutics
  • impact of social and economic pressures

We encourage papers that challenge accepted narratives of health and medical history, and/or address
the impact of change.

Abstract Submissions
Abstracts of up to 250 words may be submitted for a full paper (20 minutes) or for a short paper (10 minutes).
A limited number of short papers will be included in a session called “1,000 words on a picture”.
We also welcome panels in which 3 or 4 papers are
presented on a particular topic.
Full details of abstract submission are available at the
Conference website

Key Dates
Deadline for submissions 20 Feb 2017
Registration opens 3 Apr 2017
Early bird registration deadline 30 May 2017

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