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 is available on a competitive basis for students to attend the conference.

2019 Conference:

The 16th Biennial Conference of the ANZSHM will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, on 3-7 December 2019. Program and registration details can be found at the conference website. You can also connect with the conference organisers and receive updates via Facebook.

Applicants for one of the Ben Haneman Memorial Conference Grants for Postgraduate Students should first read the Information for Applicantscomplete an Application Form, and send it to the ANZSHM Grants Coordinator, Associate Professor Louella McCarthy: louella@uow.edu.au. A list of previous 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

 

 

Other conferences involving the ANZSHM

 

Launceston Bicentenary Conference, 2006

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