Regulation, Resilience and Resistance: The Struggle for Professional Nursing (1887-2019)

Professor Christine E. HallettWednesday 1 April 2020, 5.30 – 7.30pmUniversity of Worcester, City Campus, Castle Street, Worcester WR1 3AS The year 2019 marks the centenary of the Nurses Registration Act, the legislation which inaugurated the first British professional nurses’ register and founded the General Nursing Council, the forerunner of the Read more…

Nurse Practitioner History Research Scholar Award

GOAL: The goal of this research award is to disseminate scholarship regarding nurse practitioners to an international audience. By strengthening relationships and collaborations to increase access to historical scholarship, the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI) hopes to advance historical scholarship to practitioners. 1. The ECBCNHI leadership Read more…

Call for abstracts

Third Issue 2021 The European Journal for Nursing History and Ethics is an interdisciplinary Open Access and peer-reviewed eJournal spanning the Humanities, Nursing Science, Social Sciences, and Cultural Studies. The journal is published online once a year with each edition having an individual theme. In addition, all volumes provide an open Read more…

Call for Papers Joint Conference: Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (CSHM) and Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN)


The 2019 joint meeting of the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine and the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing will take place June 1-3, 2019 at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) territory. In conjunction with the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Read more…

Call for Abstracts: Locating Health: Regional Historical Perspectives on Human Care 1800-1948

University of Nottingham, Humanities Building, Friday 11 January 2019, 10.00 – 16.00. Keynote speaker: Professor Christine Hallett (University of Huddersfield) This one-day workshop seeks to bring together researchers with an interest in the history and representations of healthcare, medicine, nursing, hospitals, and public health in the UK between 1800 and Read more…