Call for Papers: 7th International Conference on The History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA) 15-17 January 2018, Ventiane, LPDR

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CALL FOR PAPERS7th International Conference on the History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA 2018)

To be held in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR) 15-17 January 2018

With support from Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC, The University of Sydney, Australia), Institut de Recherche sur le Développement (IRD, France), Université de Montréal (Canada)

Program Committee:

Prof. Warwick Anderson, University of Sydney, Australia

Dr. Pascale Hancart-Petitet, IRD Vientiane, LPDR

Prof. Laurence Monnais, Université de Montréal, Canada

Assoc. Prof. Hans Pols, University of Sydney, Australia

Dr. Vanphanom Sychareun, University of Health Sciences, Vientiane, LPDR

Dr. Kathryn Sweet, independent scholar, Vientiane, LPDR

and members of the Local Organizing Committee

 

All proposals on the subject of the history of medicine and health in Southeast Asia will be considered. We will also consider proposals in medical anthropology. Special attention will be given to proposals dealing with Laos.

Please submit a one-page proposed abstract for a 20-minute talk, and a one-page CV by July 15 2017 to Dr. James Dunk james.dunk@sydney.edu.au

Note that it may be possible to subsidize some of the costs of participation for scholars from the Southeast Asia region, and for graduate and postgraduate students. If you wish to ask for support, please send a separate email justifying your request by July 15 to James Dunk.

Propositions will be reviewed by early September 2017.

Further information regarding the venue, registration fees, and accommodation options will be available by then.