The Perceptions of Pregnancy Network is mentioned in the History and Public Life blog: the Historical Imperative, as an example of an innovative way of contributing to the process of writing history. Read in full here.
The Centre for Medical Humanities at the University of Zurich has a pre-or post-doctoral position working with Prof. Florian Condrau on the project Biomedicine and Global Health in the Twentieth Century (eg IVF)
Deadline for application: 29th of May 2015
What: AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Studentship: Cleansing physical and spiritual dirt: women’s experiences of working in Magdalene Laudries in Twentieth Century Ireland
Where: University of Kent
When: Begins 28th September 2015
What: Midwifery Today Conference “Pillars of Midwifery: Insight, Information, and Intuition”
Where: Bad Wildbad, Germany
When: 21-25 October 2015
Registration: 8 June 2015 (early)
The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) is pleased to call for nominations for the best article in English on the history of children, childhood, or youth (broadly construed) published in 2014 in a print or online journal.
The deadline for nominations is 15 April 2014.
Prof Susan Broomhall, a network member, brought out a new book the 9th of March, 2015. It is on spaces for feeling: emotions and Sociabilities in Britain, 1650-1850 with the first chapter on narrative of Infanticide: ‘At my mother’s house’: Community and Household Spaces in Early Eighteenth-Century Scottish Infanticide Narratives
The most recent edition of the Social History of Medicine Journal has two articles that may be of interests to many of you. One is on pregnancy in the Court of Turin during the early modern period based on the correspondence between Catalina of Savoy and her husband. The second looks at the Sudden Child Death Syndrome (SIDS) in the British context. This last one is availabe on Open Access.