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…

Typhus outbreaks, public health, and ritual landscapes of Maya Medicine in Colonial Guatemala (Seminar, Queen’s University Belfast, 3 December 2015)

Dr Martha Few (University of Arizona) 1pm, Thursday, 3 December 2015 Elmwood Building, Room 01-009 Queen’s University Belfast Tea/Coffee and sandwiches provided Joint event organised by the Latin American Studies Forum, the School of Geography, Archaeology, and Paleoecology, and the Framing Epidemics Research Group (ICRH). Email Dr Fiona Clark for Read more…

Reviewer needed: ‘The Pandemic Perhaps: Dramatic Events in a Public Culture of Danger’ by Carlo Caduff

We are pleased to offer for review ‘The Pandemic Perhaps: Dramatic Events in a Public Culture of Danger‘ by Carlo Caduff (University of California Press, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. In 2005, American experts sent out urgent warnings throughout the country: a devastating flu pandemic Read more…

‘Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives’ reviewed by Dr Megan Wainwright

‘Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives’ edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland (Ohio University Press, 2013).  Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa opens with a substantive chapter by Ruth Prince that lays bare the critical perspective with which the authors approach the topic Read more…

Reviewer needed: ‘Medicine and Empire: 1600-1960’ by Pratik Chakrabarti

Two copies of ‘Medicine and Empire: 1600-1960’ by Pratik Chakrabarti (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) are available for review. We are looking for two contrasting perspectives on Chakrabart’s work, which could take the form of different academic perspectives or reviews by an academic and clinician. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Read more…

Reviewer needed: ‘Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives’ edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland

We are thrilled to offer ‘Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa’, an edited volume by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland (Ohio University Press, 2014) for review. This fascinating book features as part of the Cambridge Centre of African Studies Series. Expressions of interest from all areas of the medical humanities are welcome, particularly Read more…