Conferences

An ANZSHM conference is held on a biennial basis. The conference usually spans 3-5 days at venues around Australia and New Zealand. The program includes keynote addresses, a varied program of research papers and other intellectual and social activities. Financial assistance in the form of Ben Haneman Memorial Conference Grants for Postgraduate Students and Early Career Researchers is available on a competitive basis for students to attend the conference.

2021 Conference:

The 17th Biennial Conference of the ANZSHM will be held in Newcastle, Australia, between 1-4 December 2021. Click here for the call for papers and further details about how to attend and/or present a paper.

Inquiries about the Ben Haneman Memorial Conference Grants for Postgraduate Students and Early Career Researchers should be directed to the ANZSHM Secretary: anzshm@anzshm.org.auInformation for applicants and an Application Form will shortly be added to this website. A list of previous grant recipients is available here.

Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt 

Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Willem van der Meer, 1716

Previous Biennial Conferences

 

1. New Perspectives on the History of Medicine, Sydney, 1989

 

2. Impact of the Past upon the Present, Perth, 1991

 

3. Outpost Medicine - Australian Studies on the History of Medicine, Hobart, 1993

 

4. History, Heritage and Health, Norfolk Island, 1995

 

5. Migration to Mining, Darwin, 1997

 

6. Individuals & Institutions in the History of Medicine, Sydney, 1999

 

7. ASHM Biennial Conference, Adelaide, 2001

 

8. Exploring the Boundaries of Medicine, Melbourne, 2003

 

9. Health and History: International Perspectives, Auckland, New Zealand, 2005

 

10. Medicine in Context, Canberra, 2007

 

11. Health and History at the Frontier, Perth, 2009

 

12. Public Health, Private Healers, Brisbane, 2011

 

13. Antipodean Health: People, Places, Perceptions, Darwin, 2013

14. Missions, Methods and Management, Sydney, 2015

15. Health, Medicine and Society: Challenge and Change, Melbourne, 2017

16. Beyond Borders: Health and Medicine in Historical Context, Auckland, 2019

 

 

Other conferences involving the ANZSHM

 

Launceston Bicentenary Conference, 2006

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