PhD program in History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins

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The Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins, founded in 1927 by William H. Welch, is accepting applications for its PhD program, for matriculation in the Fall of 2019. Our PhD students are fully funded for five years and are very competitive for academic jobs, museum work, and other related areas. We have expertise in African, East Asian, European, and American history, from the Pre-modern era to the present,

CFP: 'Food and Faith in the Early Modern World, c. 1400-c. 1700', Christ's College, Cambridge, 23 November 2018

As the field of Food History has come into fruition in the last two decades, historians are increasingly following anthropologists in recognising that food and eating play a significant role in religious identity formation. Since through eating food literally becomes us, food is intricately connected to how we understand the body, the material world, and the functioning of the spiritual realm within this system.


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