2014 Conference

5th International Conference on
The History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA 2012)


To be held in Manila, The Philippines
9-11 January 2014

Conference Host: Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University

Conference Program

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Call for papers

All proposals on the subject of the history of medicine and health in Southeast Asia will be considered, but preference will be given to those on the following themes in Southeast Asia:

  • The history of medical education
  • Indigenous medical traditions
  • History of Military medicine
  • Medical biographies
  • Organising the medical profession
  • Women’s health and family planning
  • Medicine and social development
  • Travel, contact, exchange, and circulation of medicine
  • Colonial and national medicine
  • Historical medical texts
  • Medicine and religious practices
  • Chinese and Indian medicine
  • Early medical professionals

Please submit a one-page proposed abstract for a 20-minute talk, and a one-page CV, by 1 March 2013 to: Laurence Monnais laurence.monnais-rousselot@umontreal.ca

Please note that it may be possible to subsidize some of the costs of participation for scholars from less wealthy countries, and for graduate and postgraduate students.