The History of Medicine Collections in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University is accepting applications for our travel grant program.
I wanted to let you know about a recently-published collaboration that includes many members of this list:
C. Pierce Salguero (ed.), Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017). 728 pp. Cloth 978-0-231-17994-2, Ebook 978-0-231-54426-9.
This announcement was originally posted on H-Sci-Med-Tech.
Durham University has just committed £10 million of additional funding for new PhD studentships over the next four years. As part of a major investment in postgraduate education and internationalization, Durham University has expanded the funding for its flagship Durham Doctoral Scholarships programme, which is open to applicants from anywhere in the world.
How has the hospital note changed from being handwritten on paper to typed on a computer? Is it possible to perform talk therapy with a video camera? Do external devices remind wearers to enact healthful behaviors or enable them to forget? These are some of the questions raised at the Media Medica: Medicine & the Challenge of New Media conference held at Johns Hopkins October 27-28, 2017. Jeremy Greene and Gianna Pomata organized this international meeting to explore the triangulation of media, genre, and technology.
I am writing to share an online exhibit created in conjunction with the Homer D. Babbidge Library at the University of Connecticut on the history of bibliotherapy, or the use of books as medicine, in World War I.
HAVE YOU EVER READ A BOOK AND FELT HEALED BY IT?