JOINT ATLANTIC SEMINAR FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE CALL FOR PAPERS
The Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine is seeking
research presentations on topics related to the history of health and
medical ideas, practices, and institutions; and of illness, disease, and
health, from all eras and regions of the world.
The 10th Annual seminar will be held the weekend of October 5-6, 2012 in
CT and is jointly hosted by the Section in the History of Medicine and the
in the History of Science and Medicine at Yale University.
Abstracts should be no more than 350 words and should clearly state the
thesis, methodology, and principal findings of the paper to be presented.
note that abstracts more than 350 words in length will not be reviewed.
must be enrolled as graduate students at the time of the conference.
We will be accepting abstracts for twenty-minute presentations as well as
number of pre-circulated papers (20-25 pages). The pre-circulated paper
will be with a small group of peers who have read your paper before the
This option is ideal for papers that are being submitted for publication.
All abstracts should be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word
firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> with a completed cover
cover page is attached this email and is also available at
www.jasmed.org<http://www.jasmed.org>. A panel of graduate students from
different institutions will review the abstracts. The deadline for
abstracts is May
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide financial support for travel to
participants. We will, however, make every effort to provide free
presenters. We urge students whose papers are accepted to seek financial
from their home institutions to participate in the seminar. Registration
conference is free.