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Hagley Library/Oral History Project Grant/Deadline June 1st

The Oral History Office of the Hagley Library invites applications for oral history project support. These grants of up to $5,000 are awarded twice annually. Project grant funds may be used to reimburse costs associated with travel to interviewees. Funds may also be for equipment purchases but not stipends.

DeWitt Wallace Institute of Psychiatry presentation, May 17th by Jonathan Metzl

Please join the DeWitt Wallace Institute of Psychiatry: History, Policy, & the Arts on Wednesday, May 17th, 2-3:30pm EST, for the Richardson Seminar on the History of Psychiatry. We will be joined by Jonathan M. Metzl, M.D., Ph.D., this year’s Carlson Memorial Lecturer, for a presentation titled “Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Shaped the American Pandemic Moment.”

Call for Papers: Women in Science: Opportunities, October 5-6, 2023

As part of programming inspired by its 2023 exhibition Pursuit and Persistence: 300 Years of Women in Science, the American Philosophical Society is organizing two international conferences reflecting on the past, present, and future opportunities for women in science. For more information about the upcoming conference in June, see our website.

Seminar - Inequality and expendability in early public health, with Elise A. Mitchell and Mathieu Corteel

All are welcome to this seminar, 'Inequality and expendability in early public health', on Tuesday 30 May, online and in person in London - 4.00-5.15pm:

Elise A Mitchell: 'Morbid Geographies: Quarantines and the Caribbean Slave Trade in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries'.

Mathieu Corteel: 'The issue of inequality in French Public Hygiene (1820-1832)'.

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