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CFP: 'Error in the Age of Thomas Browne'

The 'Error in the Age of Thomas Browne' conference will be held at the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, on Friday 7th June 2019.

Proposals for 20-minute papers are welcome on any aspect of error, in Anglophone or non-Anglophone cultures, from all disciplines.

Deadline: 20th February 2019

Further details: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/ias/news/events/error_thomas_browne/

Mon 21 Jan 2019, 17:45 | Tags: Call for Papers Conference

Angela Davis article chosen as one of Studies in History of Biological and Biomedical Sciences top 20

An article by Dr Angela Davis, Wellcome Trust Research Fellow and CHM staff member till August 2018, has been chosen by Studies in History of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (Elsevier) on its 20th anniversary, as one of its top twenty articles from the last 20 years, based on a range of metrics including citations, downloads, and other factors. Angela's article is 'Wartime Women Giving Birth: Narratives of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Britain c.1939– 1960' (2014).

As a service to the community of scholars in history, philosophy, and social studies of biology and medicine, and others interested in these fields, the articles will be provided as free to access until the end of 2018 and featured over the coming months in the journal's podcast Bioviews: https://bioviewspodcast.com/

Wed 28 Nov 2018, 14:15 | Tags: Announcement

Dr Jenny Crane's monograph on Child Protection published

Dr Jenny Crane, Wellcome Trust Research Fellow on the Cultural History of the NHS project, has had her monograph published by Palgrave MacMillan.

Child Protection in England, 1960–2000 Expertise, Experience, and Emotion is based on her doctorate research, carried out at Warwick.

Mon 29 Oct 2018, 12:16 | Tags: Publication

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