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American Association for the History of Medicine 2019 Call For Papers

The American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) invites abstracts for papers in any area of the history of health and healing for its 92nd annual meeting, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, April 25-28, 2019. The AAHM welcomes papers on the histories of medicine, disease, and health broadly defined, including the history of medical ideas, practices, or institutions and the history of healing, illness, disease, or public health. We welcome proposals related to all eras and regions of the world.

Re: "Eating for Health": Quantifying Irish Diets in the 1970s

Hi Leah,

My research was mostly focused on Ireland, but I also looked at some UK material.

A great place to start is the Wellcome Library and Archives in London, particularly for primary sources. They have collections of nutrition material: https://wellcomelibrary.org/collections/archive-guides/food-and-medicine/
They also tend to have good short essays / blog posts online about various topics, and some of the material is digitised (if you are not able to visit in person).

A few reading recommendations on health promotion from a theoretical perspective:

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