Forum for the History of Science in Asia Essay Prize 2014

FHSAsia 2014 Essay Prize  (Deadline: July 1st, 2014)

Forum for the History of Science in Asia announces a 2014 Essay Competition. The prize will be given to an engaging essay that shows the most potential to contribute to the general methodology of history of science technology and medicine through the exploration of Asian HoSTM.

Symposium: The End of Empire? Disease, Population and Technology in the Age of Emergent Globalization

The End of Empire? Disease, Population and Technology in the Age of Emergent Globalization

The University of Manchester (UK), Tuesday 6 May 2014, 16:00 - 18.00

Place: G19 Mansfield Cooper Building, (Building 65 on map available at http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/travel/maps/ )

Author's Book Announcement: Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century - A History

I am pleased to announce the publication of my book, Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century, a History, by Johns Hopkins University Press 2014.

https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/chronic-disease-twentieth-century

George Weisz
McGill University

JOB: Postdoc in History of Neuroscience & Psychiatry (Calgary CANADA)

Postdoctoral Scholar Position

Area:            History of Medicine (history of neuroscience & psychiatry)      
Duration:        2 Years (potential for 3rd year)         
Start Date:      September 1, 2014       
Salary:          Commensurate with Experience

Book Review: The Medicinal Bürgertum - Goldberg on Mildenberger. Medizinische Belehrung für das Bürgertum: Medikale Kulturen in der Zeitschrift Die Gartenlaube

Florian Mildenberger. Medizinische Belehrung für das Bürgertum: Medikale Kulturen in der Zeitschrift "Die Gartenlaube" (1853-1944). Stuttgart: Steiner, Franz, 2012. 230 pp. EUR 43.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10232-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Goldberg (Kennesaw State University)
Published on H-German (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=38548

The Hidden Museums of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

The Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons of England is one of the best collections of surgical history in the world. Purchased by the British Government and given to the (then) Company of Surgeons in 1799, the Museum is founded on the original collection of the Scottish surgeon and anatomist John Hunter (1728-1793).

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