16 de marzo de 2016

SAVE THE DATE. 6th International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health

Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st of March 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden

Conference goal: Interaction among practitioners, researchers and policy-makers in assessment of the historical development of occupational and environmental health.

The 6th International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health is being organized by the Scientific Committee on the History of Prevention of Occupational and Environmental Diseases of ICOH (International Commission on Occupational Health). The scientific program will cover the history of risk assessment, occupational stress, dusty trades and the transition from seeing risks primarily as occupational to viewing them as part of broader environmental concerns. There will also be themes about the evolving history of occupational and environmental health in a global world, as well as work-related disability. Program and conference updates including abstract submission information will be continuously updated at the webpage of the University of Gothenburg; www.medicine.gu.se/icoh-history

The conference is intended to promote the interconnections among historians and occupational and environmental practitioners/researchers. Key-note lecturers will include Christopher C. Sellers, Paul Andre Rosental, David Rosner, Gerald Markowitz, Paul Blanc, Julia Moses, Nancy Langston, Dietrich Milles and Soraya Boudia. 

In addition to invited presentations, the program will also include an open call for abstracts for oral and poster presentations and a pre-conference methods training workshop.

We welcome you to Gothenburg!!

Kjell Torén, Gothenburg, Sweden
Chair, The Conference Scientific Organizing Committee
Leslie Nickels, Washington D.C., U.S.
Chair, Scientific Committee on the History of Prevention of Occupational and
Environmental Diseases of ICOH
Alfredo Menéndez-Navarro, Granada, Spain
Secretary, Scientific Committee on the History of Prevention of Occupational and
Environmental Diseases of ICOH