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Conference Season

Further to the conference announcement we posted last month, here are details of more upcoming conferences which may interest our readers:

The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL is hosting a one-day postgraduate History of Psychology and Psychiatry Conference on 19 March 2011. It is intended to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas amongst postgraduate students in the UK and abroad conducting research in this field.

Birmingham City University has organised a one-day conference on Insanity and the Lunatic Asylum in the 19th Century for 13 May 2011, to be held in the redundant chapel of All Saints’ Hospital (formerly Birmingham Lunatic Asylum), now closed.

Birkbeck College is hosting a weekend conference on The Language of Illness and Pain on 2-3 July 2011. It will be supported by an exhibition exploring the creative interaction between medicine and the humanities.

The 24th Congress of the British Society for the History of Medicine will take place at the University of Guildford from 31 August to 3 September 2011, and will cover topics ranging from ‘museums and archives’ to ‘medicine and madness’.

The 2010 Conference of the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, devoted to the theme of ‘Body and Mind in the History of Medicine and Health’, will take place at Utrecht University on 1-4 September 2011.