Online Workshops in the History of the Human Sciences and the History of Medicine and Health

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Are you looking for an opportunity network with and learn from other scholars in the history of science, technology and medicine? Consider joining one the scholarly working groups—such as Human Sciences and Medicine and Health—hosted by The Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Each group is run by conveners who coordinate discussion of secondary readings as well as works in progress. Groups typically meet once a month. You may participate on site in Philadelphia or remotely from the comfort of your home. Everyone is welcome!

Two groups of particular interest to h-madness include:

  • Human Sciences (Jamie Cohen-Cole and Greg Eghigian, conveners)
  • Medicine and Health (David Barnes, Paul Theerman, Nancy Tomes, and Keith Wailoo, conveners)

Recent topics covered by the Human Sciences group include a discussion of “Psychology and its Publics,” a special issue published in History of the Human Sciences, and reflections on the future of the history of anthropology.

To see all past and future topics, visit the group page here: https://www.chstm.org/content/human-sciences.

Recent topics covered by the Medicine and Health group include Beth Linker’s work on the history of posture and Tamara Venit-Shelton’s work on the history of Chinese medicine in America.

To see all past and future topics, visit the group page here: https://www.chstm.org/content/medicine-and-health

To join a group, navigate to the group page, click on the group name, and select “request group membership” at the upper right. You will receive more specific information about how to participate. You can find a listing of all of our groups here: https://www.chstm.org/groups.

If you have questions about this opportunity, please email us: info@chstm.org.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Sincerely,
Nicole Belolan
Postdoctoral Fellow in Residence and Program Coordinator
The Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
nb@chstm.org

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