EAHMH Conference: Body and Mind in the History of Medicine and Health
The European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) 2011 Bi-annual Conference will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1-4 September 2011.
Keynote speakers: Floris Cohen, Jacalyn Duffin, Annemarie Mol and Roger Smith
The biennial meeting, will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, from 1 to 4 September 2011. In the city whose name is closely linked to René Descartes, the Association's general theme will be on ‘Body and Mind in the History of Medicine and Health’. This theme encompasses research in any area where body and mind (and their interaction) were pivotal subjects in the creation of concepts, practices and institutions and in the lived experience of health and disease.
Details on the programme and registration will be posted when available.
--The EAHMH is offering an award of € 500,- for the best paper presented at the Utrecht conference by a (PhD)student.
--The EAHMH is offering an award of € 3000,- for the best medical history monograph published in the four years preceding the Utrecht conference.
For the details on the awards, please visit our website.
The European Association for the History of Medicine and Health aims to foster research and the international exchange of views on all issues concerning the history of health and medicine in Europe and their connections with the extra-European world. Membership is open to scholars from a range of academic disciplines and countries. We encourage the publication of high quality research through our journal Medical History.
The Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities is a collaboration of all faculties of Utrecht University. It offers two English-spoken Research Master’s programs. The Descartes Centre coordinates research in the field at Utrecht University, and is offering fellowships to promote intellectual exchange in the field of the history and philosophy of the sciences and the humanities.
The University Medical Center Utrecht is one of the largest public health institutions in the Netherlands. It is conducting leading research from bench to bedside, offering state of the art care to patients and providing education to students, biomedical researchers, doctors and other caregivers.