Future BSHM Events


BSHM Congress
Bristol, The M Shed
11th-14th September 2019

The Congress themes are:
History of Medicine at Sea
History of Medicine in the West of Britain
History of Health Care Education
History of Mental Illness and Mental Disability
Other topics

For further information click here

Call for abstracts January 2019



Future Events of Affiliated Organisation


 Royal College of Physicians, London

Medicinal Plant lecture series, 1,2,3

15 July, 9 September 2019 afternoons

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British Society for the History of Paediatrics and Child Health

Autumn Meeting

Durham, 6-7 September 2019

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Royal Society of Medicine – Prize

14th October 2019, deadline for submission of entries for Norah Schuster Essay Prize .
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Herbal History Research Network

Traditional practice – future wisdom? Quality, safety and evidence of herbal medicines from an ethnopharmacological perspective.
Anniversary Seminar.

Bath, 30th October 2019

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Non-affiliate events


University of Warwick, Centre for the History of Medicine,
various seminars and meetings.
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The Royal Institution, London
Unravelling the Double Helix
Professor Gareth Williams
Lecture on 25th July evening
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European Association for the History of Medicine and Health
Sense and Nonsense Conference
Birmingham, UK 27-30 August 2019
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Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh – Award

McCarthy Award for History of Medicine Research
Deadline for applications 30th August 2019.
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History of Science, Medicine and Technology Network Ireland
Annual Conference
Ulster University, Belfast, 18-20 October 2019
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European Society of the History of Oncology
Palaeo-oncology, the Antiquity of Cancer, Colloquium
Friday 1st November 2019, Athens, Greece
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London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS)
Local History Conference, 16th November 2019
Health in London
For information, follow LAMAS website here 


Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine
2019 Biennial Congress
Auckland , New Zealand
3rd – 7th December 2019
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Sex, Science and Censorship in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Conference in Granada, Spain
17-18th February 2020
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International Society for the History of Medicine
47th Conference in Riga, Latvia
24-28 August 2020
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If you would like to put details of a future history of medicine event here, please email affiliatesliaison@bshm.org.uk. Please note we normally link to the event website.