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medhum 2017 : 2017 International Conference on Medical Humanities


When Apr 10, 2017 - Apr 11, 2017
Where Warsaw, Poland
Submission Deadline Sep 10, 2016
Categories    history of medicine

Call For Papers

2017 International Conference on Medical Humanities
10-11 March 2017 – Warsaw, Poland
Interdisciplinary Research Foundation

Conference venue: As-Bud Conference Centre, Al. Jerozolimskie 81, Warsaw

“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity”

Keynote speaker:
Dr Helen Lambert, University of Bristol (UK)

The conference will explore the social, historical and cultural dimensions of medicine. It will promote an interdisciplinary perspective on health, illness, health care and the body. The conference will also focus on the issues relevant to medical knowledge, public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

history of medicine

medical anthropology


sociology of medicine

medicine in literature and cultural studies

medicine and art

medicine and philosophy

health geography

medical education

We also welcome poster proposals that address one of the conference themes.

The language of the conference is English.

The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to the conference topic. Proposals up to 200 words and a brief biographical note should be sent by 10 September, 2016 to: Notifications from the Conference Committee will be sent by 30 September 2016.

We are planning to publish the conference papers in a collected volume.

Full registration fee – 150 € Student registration fee – 115 €

The conference fee covers all conference materials, coffee breaks, lunch and dinner. We are also planning to organise a guided city tour which will be free of charge for the participants of the conference.

For the information about hotels close to the venue, please visit‎.

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