How can the history of the response to the 2009-10 swine flu epidemic illuminate the British government’s response to the COVID crisis? Virginia Berridge explores.
Tag: history of medicine
How did behaviour change become an integral part of public health strategies in the twentieth century? And what insights can this history offer in tackling the unique challenge of Covid-19?
When, how, and why did skin colour matter in early modern Europe? Hannah Murphy explores how science could make the known strange.
Call for Papers: Environmental History Workshop 2019 on ‘Flows’ will take place at Northumbria University on 13 September 2019. Deadline for paper proposals 18 March.
How did an American comic book publisher become a crusader in the fight against HIV/AIDS? Frances Reed unearths the forgotten story of Eclipse Enterprises and its collectable AIDS trading cards, currently on display at the Royal College of Nursing.
David Kilgannon brings a historical perspective to Ireland’s treatment of the intellectually disabled.