Coronavirus (COVID-19) notice

In accordance with the Quebec government directive, McGill University will remain closed until further notice. As a result, kindly note that the McGill Department of Social Studies of Medicine team is working remotely.

The best way to reach us is via ssom [at] (email )


Upcoming Seminars & Events

Seminars take place virtually from 1 - 2:30 PM. Registration is required for the seminars. 

Please note that event times MAY VARY, so be sure to check each individual listing carefully!

Seminar and Events - Winter 2021

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

New Book Celebration!

"The Cancer Problem Malignancy in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Malignancy in Nineteenth-Century Britain"
by Agnes Arnold-Forster

"Humane Professions: The Defence of Experimental Medicine, 1876–1914" 
by Rob Boddice


Wednesday, 24 March 2021 

Bettina Hitzer, Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development, Berlin

Cure in the Bunker. Radiological Cancer Treatment and Emotion in the Cold War


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Would you like us to add your name to our seminar list? E-mail us at ssom [at]

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