Keyword: medicine
  • Toward Global Histories of Pharmaceuticals in East Asia


    This brief essay considers the history of pharmaceuticals in East Asia. It begins with a discussion of the burgeoning popularity of cultural and social histories of modern medicine in East Asia, and it describes the benefits and potential pitfalls of examining medicines as commodities.

  • Alan Bleakley: A Psychoanalysis of Medicine’s Inflations


    In this keynote address from the Health Humanities & Social Justice BREATH, BODY, VOICE Conference, Plymouth University’s Alan Bleakley discusses…

  • Race and Medicine


    The Health Humanities & Social Justice: BREATH, BODY, VOICE Conference sought to ask the question: “How are the humanities transforming…