Panel on American Children's Health at the 2017 AAHM Meeting


I am seeking panelists for the 2017 American Association for the History of Medicine Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee (May 4th-7th).  The panel would be organized around the theme of American children's health. My paper will be on American children's health and conformity during the early Cold War. Please, contact me at by September 14, 2016. The call for panels closes on September 28, 2016. I look forward to discussing American children's health with you.

SCOLMA Conference, 6 September 2016: ‘African Medicine Matters: documenting encounters in medical practice and healthcare’

This year’s conference of SCOLMA (the UK Libraries and Archives Group on Africa) focuses on health and medicine in Africa, historically and today. The conference, ‘African Medicine Matters: documenting encounters in medical practice and healthcare’, will take place in Cambridge, UK, on Tuesday 6th September 2016. The keynote speaker is Dr Benson Mulemi of the Catholic University of East Africa.

CFP: Mediterranean Cultures and Societies Knowledge, Health and Tourism (4-5 May: Faro, Portugal)

The International Centre for Studies and Research (ICSR) Mediterranean Knowledge and the Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (CIEO) invites you to participate in the 2nd International Conference ICSR Mediterranean Knowledge in the University of Algarve, Faro, through the submission of scientific abstracts for consideration for presentation.

Call for Abstracts

CfP: What Crisis?: How Extraordinary Partnerships with the Arts and Humanities are Transforming the Way We Think, Work, and Live

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Call for Papers
January 1, 2017

Re: Help with sources for research on the politics of early twentieth-century prenatal exercise advice

Hi Sam,

I've put what I hope are some good starting points for information on progressive-era reforms, esp. with regard to public health. Some of these are older texts (there would be a lot more to offer if you're looking for historiographical debates), but these should serve nicely as introductions:

- Daniel T. Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings
- Michael McGerr, A Fierce Discontent
- ides about health: sections of James Whorton, Crusaders for Fitness and John Duffy, The Sanitarians, and Lears, No Place of Grace


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