Application Deadline: Funded PhD studentship @ UCL History and Wellcome Collection

Applications are invited for “Commonplacing Health and the Body in Early Modern England”. This is a 3.5 year PhD studentship funded by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership Collaborative Doctoral Award Scheme to be held at UCL History and Wellcome Collection. Project Description: Matters of health and the body were everyday preoccupations for early modern…

CFP: Pictures of Health in the Eighteenth Century

What does it mean to call someone “the picture of health”? The WHO’s 1949 constitution stated that “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” More recently “One Health”—a model of health that includes the social contexts and environmental situation that limits or…