Structures of Survival: Managing emerging infectious diseases in the twenty first century (Symposium, University of Sydney, 10 December 2015)

The outbreak of Ebolavirus disease, which spread widely across three West African nations in 2014, and the delay and subsequent difficulty controlling it, offered a sobering preview of the potential impacts of other emerging or drug resistant infectious diseases in the twenty first century. This symposium will examine how socioeconomic, Read more…

Reviewer needed: ‘The Making of Modern Anthrax, 1875-1920: Uniting Local, National and Global Histories of Disease’ by James F. Stark

We are pleased to offer for review ‘The Making of Modern Anthrax, 1875-1920’ by our CMH New Generations participant James F. Stark¬†(Pickering & Chatto,¬†2013).¬†Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. From the mid-nineteenth century onwards a number of previously unknown conditions were recorded in both animals and Read more…