Events Resources

  • Online Workshop: Making Space for Social Medicine in Medical School Curricula: Transnational Perspectives and Pedagogy

    Presentations – Teaching Materials – Discussions  Illness and healing can never fully be separated from social context. Yet while medical education around the world has legible standards for bioscientific subject materials, we are far more uneven in how we teach the social sciences necessary for the study of health and medicine.  This event, sponsored by… Read more »

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  • Social Medicine Essay Contest

    The Global Social Medicine Network is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity to participate in an essay contest. We invite submissions of essays of no more than 2500 words on the topic of THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL MEDICINE The Steering Committee of the Global Social Medicine network will select 5 winners who will be awarded… Read more »

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  • Academic Conference: The Future of Social Medicine

    What is the future of social medicine? Michelle Pentecost was invited to give a keynote lecture for the event ‘The Novel Stakes of Social Medicine’  organised by Medical Anthropology Switzerland (MAS) at the University of Lausanne. By kicking off the discussion with the question: ‘what counts as “here”?’, Michelle Pentecost brings a focus to the… Read more »

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  • 50 Years of Social Medicine: Online Workshop

    Social Medicine is an umbrella term for a plurality of local initiatives since the 19th century that have attempted to make access to medicine easier and fair. In other words, social medicine has been considered as a way to achieve social justice through medical and health practices. In this workshop, we want to investigate the… Read more »

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  • Social Medicine From The South

    A discussion that rethinks the set of relations so frequently described as ’North/South’ in social medicine What would it mean to make the so-called ‘South’ the location from which we enter a conversation about social medicine? And, conversely, what would it mean to make social medicine the location from which we enter a conversation about… Read more »

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  • Twenty-Four Stills photography exhibition – 1 February 2019 to 18 February 2019 at King’s College London

    Twenty-Four Stills photography exhibition 1 February 2019, 09:00 to 18 February 2019, 17:00 The Exchange, Strand Campus, London Twenty-Four Stills is a photographic exhibition documenting patients, family members and hospital staff in a cancer center in Kolkata, India. For this exhibition, Soumyendra Saha produced a series of intimate portraits of people in a state of suspension. Many… Read more »

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