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the History of Medicine
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Dates for your Diary
The Sir William Osler Legacy meeting and Poynter Lecture.
1st October 2020. Royal College of Physicians, London. Details TBA.
Teaching of Anatomy from Classical to Modern Times
The Scottish Society of the History of Medicine in conjunction with the BSHM.
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Sadly this event (originally planned for June 2020) has had to be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However we are pleased to announce that it has been rescheduled for 12/13th March 2021.
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The British Society for the History of Medicine Biennial Congress
Wednesday 15th – Saturday 18th September 2021
The University of Sheffield
Key themes will include the history of Healthcare in Industry, Pandemics, Medical Engineering and Nursing. Abstracts on these and general topics will be welcome. Submission schedule to be announced.
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