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  • Free conference on digital libraries and JPEG2000


    The Wellcome Library and the Digital Preservation Coalition are co-hosting a free one-day conference, Current Trends and Future Directions for Digital Imaging, on 10 November 2014 to be held at the Wellcome Trust. This event is free and open to anyone… Continue reading

  • Beds not Bombs: histories of the medical anti-war movement


    To launch the Medact archive on 27 June 2014, Wellcome Library played host to a conference on the history of medical activism: ‘Beds not Bombs: Exploring the archives of anti-nuclear medical campaigning and protest’. Delegate Paul Sims reports back on… Continue reading

  • SSHM Conference 2012: Emotions, Health and Wellbeing


    Queen Mary, University of London, will be hosting the 2012 Society for the Social History of Medicine’s Biennial conference on the theme of ‘Emotions, Health and Wellbeing’. The conference, run in association with Queen Mary’s Centre for the History of… Continue reading

  • ‘Stories of Psychology’ Symposium report


    Last Tuesday (11th October) the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre was the venue for the symposium ‘Stories of Psychology: Archives, Histories and What They Tell Us‘. The event was held as part of the collaboration between the British Psychological Society (BPS)… Continue reading

  • The Birth of the Birth Control Clinic


    As part of IHR@90, a celebration of the ninetieth anniversary of the foundation of the Institute of Historical Research, a conference was held last Friday at Senate House on ‘The Birth of the Birth Control Clinic’ (jointly organised with the… Continue reading

  • Gimme some skin, man


    Last week I attended as invited commentator a fascinating and thought-provoking conference, ‘Scratching the Surface: the history of skin, its diseases, and their treatment’, held at the University of Birmingham Medical School under the auspices of the History of Medicine… Continue reading

  • Talking Nutrition


    As previewed on this Blog, ‘Nutrition and History in the Twentieth Century’ was held last week (15 September) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). This one-day conference, organised by the School’s Centre for History in Public… Continue reading

  • A Weekend with Wells


    The weekend 9th to 11th July saw a fascinating conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of the H. G. Wells Society, ‘H. G. Wells: From Kent to Cosmopolis’, held in the appropriate setting of the Darwin College Conference Suite at the… Continue reading

  • Researching Lives: Medicine, science and archives


    The Wellcome Library and the British Records Association are organising a one day conference on the wealth of resources available in medical and scientific archives to build up pictures of individual lives. Titled Researching Lives: Medicine, science and archives, the… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Film at Learning on Screen


    The Wellcome Film project was showcased at the 2009 Learning on Screen Conference, hosted by the Wellcome Library and run by the BUFVC on 7-8 April. Held in the Auditorium of the Wellcome Collection building on 183 Euston Road, London,… Continue reading