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Call for Applications: Visiting Fellowships 2018/19

Call for Applications: Visiting Fellowships 2018/19

 

The Center for the History of Global Development at Shanghai University invites applications for fellowships for visiting scholars working on projects related to the history of policies, concepts, practices or debates related to development on local, national, regional or global levels.  

CFP: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery (9/15 deadline)

The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices helped to reinforce the institution of slavery, just as enslaved people used their knowledge of healing to gain autonomy and power.

CFP: "Climate and Health," Remedia series

Originally posted by Lisa Haushofer on H-Sci-Tech-Med [reposted by Amy Hay]

Submissions are invited for a series hosted by the REMEDIA blog on the theme of ‘Climate and Health.’

Blog posts might explore any aspect of the relationship between climate and health, including changing patterns of disease under different climatic conditions, measurements of health and climate, historical conceptions of the climate-sensitive body, and the development of public health measures to estimate and mitigate the impact of climate change on health.

CFP Reminder: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery

The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices helped to reinforce the institution of slavery, just as enslaved people used their knowledge of healing to gain autonomy and power.

Conference Report: "How to Change the World," Shanghai University, 26-28 May 2017

Conference Report: "How to Change the World," Shanghai University, 26-28 May 2017 [re-posted from H-Environment]
From 26 to 28 May 2017, Shanghai University hosted a conference on the history of development, programmatically entitled “How to Change the World.” It was jointly organized by the Center for the History of Global Development, the David F.

CFP: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery

The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices helped to reinforce the institution of slavery, just as enslaved people used their knowledge of healing to gain autonomy and power.

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