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*ANNOUNCEMENT OF KEYNOTE LECTURES

The British Society for the History of Medicine Biennial Congress

Wednesday 15th – Saturday 18th September 2021

The University of Sheffield

Key themes will be the History of Medicine in the Workplace, Pandemics, Nursing and Innovation in Medical Engineering.

For the full list of keynote lectures and titles and the Congress registration details please see our Congress 2021 page.

*Please note that the deadline for early-bird registrations has been extended to Friday 30th July 2021*


*LATEST  BOOK REVIEW*  Diseases in the District of Maine 1772-1820 here


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*LAUNCH*  Topics in the History of Medicine (THoM) – new BSHM journal online here


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