Future BSHM Events
In Sickness and in Health : Exploring History of Medicine Collections.
Wednesday 12th September 2018, 1.30pm– 5 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
A workshop/symposium to explore the potential of a diverse range of archives and museum collections as tools for enquiry and study in the history of medicine.
This will be a unique event organised jointly by:
The British Society for the History of Medicine
London Museums of Health and Medicine
The Health Archives and Records Group
We aim to attract medical historians, archivists, museum curators and others interested in the history of medicine.
The workshop will include:
Mini-presentations on a range of museum and archival collections with speakers from the Royal College of Physicians, Kew Gardens, Lothian Health archives, the Science Museum and the Royal College of GPs; covering topics ranging from oral history collections, genetic history archives, women in medicine, plant material collections and a unique general practice archive.
A networking refreshment break with some online demonstrations of digitised collections.
A panel/audience discussion of topics related to the use of history of medicine collections for historical study.
For details and booking click here
Bristol, The M Shed
11th-14th September 2019
Call for abstracts January 2019
Future Events of Affiliated Organisation
Worshipful Society of Apothecaries – Diploma Courses.
The Society of Apothecaries is now accepting applications for the History of Medicine and the Philosophy of Medicine courses both leading to the Diploma examinations. The courses run on a Saturday in Apothecaries Hall with visits to the Old Operating Theatre, Wellcome Library, Gordon Museum and more. The courses begin on Saturday, 8 September 2018 and run for 13 Saturdays in the year, some months have two Saturdays.
We offer a student discount on our courses from £800 to £600, examination bursaries are limited and offer a discount on the full fee. Other prizes are available through the John Blair Trust, Hunterian Society and Norah Schuster, please click here
The course is one year and you would need 70% attendance to sit the exam. If you would like further information on the course and programme please email Maria Ferran
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh – Research award
The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh has set up an annual award for history of medicine research, specifically focused on the history of Scottish medicine.
Full details are here
Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in The Renaissance – Summer School
8-10 August 2018, Domus Comeliana – Pisa
For details click here
British Society for the History of Pharmacy – Lecture
Monday 22nd October 2018
at the UCL School of Pharmacy, London
James Parkinson and Parkinson’s Disease
by Cherry Lewis
For details click here
Society of Apothecaries and the British Society for the History of Pharmacy – Symposium
Drugs , Trade and Empire 1650-1950
Friday 9th November 2018 (whole day)
For details Click here
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