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  • New Book by Virginia Berridge: Public Health: A Very Short Introduction

    New Book by Virginia Berridge: Public Health: A Very Short Introduction Virginia Berridge, Public Health: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2016. Available from the 28th of July 2016: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/search?index=books&linkCode=qs&keywords=9780199688463 From Ancient Roman baths fed by municipal aqueducts, to the creeping spread of leprosy and the relentless march of the Black Death across medieval Europe, to the epidemics of obesity today, public health has been ... Read more

  • Anne Hardy Awarded the Pickstone Prize

    Anne Hardy Awarded the Pickstone Prize Congratulations to Honorary Professor Anne Hardy from the Centre for History in Public Health, LSHTM who has just won the Pickstone Prize for her book on the history of salmonella in Britain, Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975 This prize is given out by the British Society for the History of Science ... Read more

  • Symposium: London Health Histories

    Interested academics, researchers and students are invited to attend a day symposium covering aspects of the history of health in London. Registration is free but please e-mail Jane Seymour to reserve your place. Organised by the Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine with the Wellcome Library. Sponsored by ... Read more