Entries by Siobhan Morris

Fascist International Health

This blog post by David Brydan is part of, and has been cross-posted from, Remedia blog which examines the history of medicine in dialogue with the present. The project focuses on areas of the history of medicine with particular contemporary relevance. The original post can be accessed here. In November 1941, health officials and experts […]

*Postponed* – Therapeutic Fascism Book Launch

Unfortunately we have to postpone the launch of Dr Ana Antic’s new book, Therapeutic Fascism: Experiencing the Violence of the Nazi New Order, scheduled to take place on Friday 19th May. We apologise for the late notice, but look forward to launching it later this term.  Further details will be posted on the blog in due […]


A selection of podcasts from our conferences and workshops are now available to listen to and download. The recordings can be accessed via SoundCloud or through the central Birkbeck College iTunes channel. The podcasts available to download include Professor Helen Graham’s (RHUL) keynote lecture at the Crossing Borders: The Spanish Civil War and Transnational Mobilisation conference and panel […]

Languages of Internationalism Conference

Languages of Internationalism, 24-26 May 2017, Birkbeck College Organised in collaboration with Dr. Brigid O’Keeffe from Brooklyn College, CUNY, the Reluctant Internationalists project’s final conference will bring together historians, anthropologists, literary scholars, linguists, and scholars in related fields, to debate the languages of internationalism. The conference aims to shed light on the centrality of language to […]