A network for those interested in the history of nutrition and related fields. This network is intended for the growing number of scholars, teachers, documentary filmmakers, and museum and library professionals engaged with the history of nutrition in any time period or region.

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Health Humanities Visiting Fellowship in Boston

The Massachusettes College of Pharmacy and Health Scieces Center for Health Humanities invites applications from scholars interested in spending one to five weeks in residence at our Boston campus. We seek researchers working in health humanities (broadly understood) who could benefit from time in a highly interdisciplinary environment located in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, a city rich with academic, cultural, and historical resources.

SAHMS CFP deadline extended to December 1

The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) has extended its deadline for abstract submission to December 1, 2019. SAHMS was originally founded in 1999 to promote awareness at colleges and universities in the South of the importance and usefulness of the history of medicine, science, and technology. ​It has grown into a welcoming community for sharing research, ideas, and interest regardless of geographic location or focus through an annual conference and a peer-reviewed journal.

Series Paper, No. 2.

Dear Nutrition Network,

The second paper in the Plant Series of translations from an Italian Manuscript is now freely available to download:https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004845 

The 130 illustrated medicinal and food plants all originate from the environs and borderlands of the Mediterranean Basin. The papers may be of interest to those studying botany, plant food nutrition, herbal medicines, beliefs, linguistics, writing systems, illustration and Medieval culture in general.