2017 International Conference on Medical Humanities

10-11 March 2017 – Warsaw, Poland

Interdisciplinary Research Foundation


London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research


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


Keynote speaker:

Dr Helen Lambert, University of Bristol (UK)

The conference will explore the social, historical and cultural dimensions of 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 that address one of the conference themes.

The language of the conference is English.

The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to the conference topic. Proposals up to 200 words and a brief biographical note should be sent to: medhumconf@gmail.com.

We are planning to publish the conference papers in a collected volume.

Full registration fee – 150 €       Student registration fee – 115 €

Download updated conference programme

Venue: KOPERNIKA Conference Centre, ul. Kopernika 30, Warsaw