Call for Review: ‘Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstration Projects in New York City’ by Patricia D’Antonio.

We are delighted to offer Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstration Projects in New York City (D’Antonio, 2017) for review. Whilst expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, this book would be of particular interest to a reviewer with experience and expertise in the history of nursing Read more…

Reviewer needed: ‘Colonial Caring: A History of Colonial and Post-Colonial Nursing’ edited by Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Colonial Caring: A History of Colonial and Post-Colonial Nursing‘ edited by Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins (Manchester University Press, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, but may be particularly suited to those with an interest in the history of Read more…

Passages from Empire (Staged reading of an original play, King’s College London, 13 Dec 2013))

The King’s College Centre for the Humanities and Health warmly invite you to a staged reading of an original play, “Passages from Empire”, based on the lives and letters of overseas nurses. This play is part of the Centre for the Humanities and Health ‘Scripting Nursing’ project.’ When:                  Friday 13th December Read more…

The Things They Carried: Thinking about Objects in Colonial Nursing – Elaine Freedgood (Seminar, King’s College, 16 October 2013)

The Things They Carried: Thinking about Objects in Colonial Nursing Elaine Freedgood The first Centre for the Humanities & Health seminar of the academic year kicks off on Wednesday 16thOctober at 6.00pm in room K1.28 at the Strand Campus. In this seminar, we will think about the kinds of things nurses were advised to take to the Read more…

Where are the Nurses?

Nicola White, Writer-in-Residence at the Nursing Studies department at the University of Edinburgh writes: I’ve been at two Medical Humanities events recently where, when it came to question time, the same query arose, though from two different plaintiffs: “What about nursing?” Cue a lonesome whistling wind and the scud of Read more…