News and Notes

  • New Online Working Groups for 2023-2024

    June 2, 2023

    Join an online working group for exciting monthly discussions on specialized topics in history of science, technology and medicine.

  • Hosting the Consortium

    May 21, 2023

    The Consortium invites proposals for its next institutional host, which would place it at the center of a vibrant community including leading and emerging scholars from around the world.

  • NLM Welcomes Applications to its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine for 2024

    May 17, 2023

    The NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine provides individual awards of up to $10,000 to support research in the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine.

  • 2023-2024 NEH Fellows

    May 12, 2023

    The Consortium welcomes new NEH Fellows for 2023-2024.

  • CFP: Health and Socialism: of Shortages and Solidarity

    May 11, 2023

    The research project “Socialist Medicine: an Alternative Global Health History”, funded by the ERC Starting Grant SOCMED, invites us to rethink the emergence of global health in the 20th century. The project aims to broaden the scope of global health history by redirecting the focus of research in terms of place, people, and institutions to the socialist world. Demarcated as a fluctuating constellation of Eastern European, Asian, Latin American and African countries connected through political ideology, expert networks, economic development, aid, and military interventions, the project centres socialist countries in the Cold War.

  • 2023-2024 Emanuel Fellows

    May 5, 2023

    The Consortium's Emanuel Fellows for 2023-2024 are working on exciting new projects at the intersection of animal history and history of science, technology and medicine.

  • Rumen Nation: Cattle and Sustainability in the United States

    March 23, 2023

    Read about Albert M. Greenfield Research Fellow Nicole Welk-Joerger's research into the history of ruminology, and how a niche corner of animal science helped shape agribusiness and the role of beef and cattle in American food culture.

  • CFP: VII Doctoral School of Social and Political Studies on Science and Technology

    March 23, 2023

    As part of its efforts to increase communications between the United States and Latin America, the Red de Estudios de Ciencias y Saberes en Latinoamérica y el Caribe (RECSLAC) is pleased to co-spon

  • Strauss Fellowship in Medicine, Holocaust and Genocide Studies

    March 13, 2023

    The Cedars-Sinai Center for Medicine, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MHGS) invites applications for the 2023–2024 Strauss Fellowship from early-career scholars: ABDs, postdocs and assistant professors (or the equivalent professional stage).

  • Finding aids incorporated into Collections Search Hub

    March 12, 2023

    The Consortium has completed another upgrade of the Collections Search Hub. Among other enhancements, the search now incorporates finding aids.