Congress Information and Key Dates
The BSHM Congress is held on alternate years at venues throughout the UK. In 2019 the Congress will be held at the M Shed in Bristol and will run from Wednesday 11th September to Saturday 14th September 2019.
Anyone is welcome to attend but only registered delegates may present a paper or poster. BSHM members and members of BSHM affiliated societies enjoy discounted delegate rates.
The conference has 4 main themes: –
History of Medicine at Sea
History of Medicine in the West of England
History of Health Care Education
History of Mental Illness and Mental Disability
Papers and posters on any history of medicine subject are also welcome for the general sessions.
Keynote speakers: Professor Mark Harrison, Professor Gareth Williams, Dr Cherry Lewis and Sir Simon Wessely.
Full time students (undergraduate and post grad) may be eligible for substantially reduced delegate fees.
John Blair Trust There is a prize of £150 for the best paper and £150 for the best poster by undergraduate students of medicine or of allied sciences.
1st Jan 2019 Call for abstracts
1st Feb 2019 Early bird registration opens
1st Feb 2019 Abstract submission opens
31st May 2019 Abstract submission closes
7th July 2019 Authors notified about paper acceptance
14th July 2019 Early bird registration closes
15th July 2019 Standard registration opens
For registration click here
If you register with conftool you will receive up to date information about the Congress and you will be able to book to attend as a delegate and submit an abstract.
For travel and accommodation click here
Bristol Visitor Information
Bristol has many visitor attractions, which are described at https://visitbristol.co.uk
Jon Baines Tours are organising a pre-congress tour of Bristol and the South West looking at the fascinating history of the area including the history of medicine, maritime history and local history.
The tour will explore Bristol, Bath and the surrounding countryside.
It will start on Monday 9th September and end at lunch time on the 11th September in time for the British Society for the History of Medicine Congress.
For enquiries please contact email@example.com or 0207 223 5618/9485.