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Author: 
Greg Eghigian, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rembis

Rembis on Eghigian, 'The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health'


Greg Eghigian, ed. The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health. Routledge Histories Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. 404 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-78160-3.

Reviewed by Michael Rembis (University at Buffalo (SUNY))
Published on H-Disability (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50718

2018 NEH Summer Institute: Global Histories of Disability

We are now accepting applications for “Global Histories of Disability!” This four-week NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers will take place at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. from June 18 to July 13, 2018. The Institute will host twenty-five scholars from different disciplines and at different stages in their careers, including up to three advanced graduate students and at least five non-tenure track faculty, who share a strong interest in the history of disability. Each participant will receive a $3,300 stipend to help defray travel and living expenses.

CFP: Magico-medical knowledge and practices among Jews and others in (Late) Antiquity, HELSINKI July-August 2018 (EABS/Int. SBL)

Program unit: MEDICINE IN BIBLE AND TALMUD

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Ways of the Amorites – magico-medical knowledge and
practices among Jews and others in (Late) Antiquity

SUBMISSION DATE: FEBRUARY 13, 2018

For the 2018 meeting of EABS and SBL in Helsinki, Finland
(July 30 - August 3), we invite proposals for papers or for pe-organized panel-sessions
(3 papers, possibly with respondent), preferably with a comparative
perspective, on the theme:

“The ways of the amorites? – magico-medical

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