HSSM Symposium – 25 October 2018

In October this year, HSSM will hold a symposium for which we are currently welcoming abstracts and proposals.

Symposium – A pill for every ill?: Dialogues on drug practices, possibilities and harms

We welcome papers from scholars in the humanities, social sciences and medicine on these and other themes pertaining to therapeutic pharmacy and society:

  • Historical perspectives on drug cultures
  • The social life of pills and potions
  • Drug advertising, media and consumers
  • Overuse, underuse and misuse of antibiotics, psychoactives and other drugs
  • Digital media diagnosis, prescription and dispensing
  • Dosing compliance, transgression and invention
  • The turn to psycho-pharmaceuticals for companion animals

Please send your 300 word abstract to paula.michaels@monash.edu by 31 August 2018. HDR student papers are encouraged.

Please see the attached flyer for further information, dates, and contacts.