International Conference on Medical Humanities

deadline for submissions: 
December 10, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
contact email: 

International Conference on Medical Humanities

organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in cooperation with Faculty of Health & Social Sciences School of Applied Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire

“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity”


Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with an ISBN number.The conference will explore the social, historical and cultural dimensions of health and medicine. It will promote an interdisciplinary perspective on health, illness, health care and the body. The conference will also focus on the issues relevant to medical knowledge, public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

  • history of medicine

  • medical anthropology

  • bioethics

  • sociology of medicine

  • medicine in literature and cultural studies

  • medicine and art

  • medicine and philosophy

  • health geography

  • medical education

We also welcome poster proposals on one of the conference themes.

The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to Medical Humanities.

Proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent to: Download the paper proposal form on our website: