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Alcoholism, Stigma, and Disability Symposium

The Intersection Alcoholism is not only a contemporary concern, but one with a long, complex history. Described at different times as inebriation or dipsomania, alcoholism was fiercely debated by temperance groups and politicians, as well as shaped by laws, medical practices, and ideas of health. Alcoholism has also been subject to social stigmas, which have [...]

By |2018-05-17T11:22:54+00:00February 1st, 2018|Event|Comments Off on Alcoholism, Stigma, and Disability Symposium

Paper at AAHM Conference 2017

The American Association for the History of Medicine held its 90th annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, May 4-7, 2017 at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel. Stephen Mawdsley presented 'Race and the Jake Walk' at the conference. Paper Abstract Race and the "Jake Walk" During America's Great Depression and before Prohibition was repealed, the popular patent [...]

By |2018-02-02T11:07:30+00:00May 12th, 2017|Conference Paper|Comments Off on Paper at AAHM Conference 2017

Paper at the SSHM Conference 2016

Society for the Social History of Medicine Conference 2016 7 - 10 July 2016 Canterbury, England, United Kingdom Hosted by the Centre for the History of Medicine, Ethics and Medical Humanities, University of Kent In 2016, the SSHM conference explored the theme of 'place.' Stephen Mawdsley presented 'Place, Prohibition and Patent Medicine: A Case Study [...]

By |2017-06-16T10:44:02+00:00July 12th, 2016|Conference Paper|Comments Off on Paper at the SSHM Conference 2016

Paper at the European Social Science History Conference

European Social Science History Conference 2016 The European Social Science History Conference is organized by the International Institute of Social History (IISH), an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences. The ESSHC 2016 was held in Valencia, Spain, from 30 March up to and including 2 April 2016. Stephen Mawdsley presented paper [...]

By |2017-06-16T10:50:39+00:00April 12th, 2016|Conference Paper|Comments Off on Paper at the European Social Science History Conference