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Hillary Melchiors 

CFPanelists: World History Organization (WHO) San Juan, Puerto Rico (June 27-29, 2019)

Seeking panelist(s) for a panel on transnational scientific and or medical exchange, broadly conceived, with the Greater Caribbean from the mid-18th to the mid-19th century. At present we have two panelists working on medical exchange between New Orleans, Europe and the region and a commenter. While we are open to any and all scholars within that framework, we especially welcome up and coming as well as international scholars as we are trying to expand our cohort. Interested parties should contact me directly at warden@ucsb.edu .

CFP: Techniques and Technologies of Global Maternal and Reproductive Health in Africa

The contemporary arena of global health is awash in innovative medical gadgets, apps and protocols. Such technologies are filling the new mandate for simple, high-impact, and low-cost solutions that can be scaled up without the apparent need for infrastructure. Anthropologists concerned with global health are following the social lives of these technologies and what happens when they are proposed and applied as interventions to tackle global health issues.

Handling the body, taking control: tecnologies of the gendered body

10th European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization

Institut Menorquí d’Estudis, Maó (Balearic Islands, Spain)

23-25 May 2019


Organized by the Catalan Society for the History of Science and Technology

Coordinated by Montserrat Cabré and Teresa Ortiz-Gómez




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