Latest Podcasts

Episode 14 – Niall Ferguson

The team turns its attention to Niall Ferguson to ask serious questions about the dangers and advantages to popular history and how history is consumed by the general public. Read more →

Episode 13 – Eric Hobsbawm

The team returns (minus Harriet) for another stab at this podcasting thing. With a slightly revised format, Linda, Martin and Gareth discuss their “favourite” event from the week before diving into the work of the late British historian Eric Hobsbawm. Read more →

The Postgraduate Forum for the History of Medicine

The Postgraduate Forum for the History of Medicine is a network of postgraduate students across multiple institutions studying history of medicine topics. The Forum is open to all Masters, PhD and Early Career students and researchers with an interest in the history of medicine. This website is for students to exchange information with fellow forum members as well as the outside world.

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From the Blog

HIV, Cancer and A History of Early Diagnosis-Early Intervention

HIV, Cancer and A History of Early Diagnosis-Early Intervention

 

Last month, two stories about ‘functional’ cures for HIV raised questions about the value of early diagnosis and intervention. Read more →

Where’s the Beef? Horse Meat and the Absence of Structural Issues in Discourses of Food and Health

Where’s the Beef? Horse Meat and the Absence of Structural Issues in Discourses of Food and Health

Last week the UK government announced a strategic review on the recent horsemeat scandal, reminding me of a debate about food safety on Radio 4’s Call You and Yours earlier this year.[i] Read more →

Summit 2012 – Swansea

Summit 2012 – Swansea

The 2012 Summit details have been confirmed. It will be held 18/19 April at Swansea University. Read more →