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  • Building a Conference: The EAHMH, Bucharest 2017

    Anne Hardy, Honorary Professor, History of Public Health, Centre for History in Public Health, LSHTM. The European Association for the History of Health and Medicine arranges a bi-annual conference in alternate years, either side of the Society for the Social History of Medicine conferences. The EAHMH Scientific Board (SB) met in London, at the LSHTM building ...

  • Catching up with the Prisons Project

    Catching up with the Prisons ProjectJanet Weston: Research Fellow, HIV/AIDS in prisons in England and Ireland, 1980s-2000 at the Centre for History in Public Health, LSHTM. Our history of healthcare in prisons project has now been up and running for some time, and the rapidly expanding team got together in late March to catch up on progress and review our future ...

  • The evolution of humanitarianism throughout historical conflict

    Editors note:   This blog was first published on the 31st October 2016 on the Humanitarian Crisis Centre website.  Contributing authors are Anne Hardy, Honorary Professor of the History of Public Health, John Manton, Assistant Professor,  Erin Lafferty, Public Engagement Coordinator and Karl Blanchet, Lecturer. Though much focus is currently on humanitarianism in response to recent ...