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Interdisciplinary Collaborations

The Bates Center has established strong interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and across the globe.

Scholarly Collaborations

A number of national, local, and international groups also join the Bates Center in partnerships and programs related to the history of nursing and healthcare. These include:


Seminars and Interdisciplinary Symposia 

The Bates Center hosts regularly occurring seminars with distinguished historians presenting their newest research. It also co-sponsors interdisciplinary symposia around particular historical questions that have current relevance. For more information click here

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Reflections on Suffrage: The 19th Amendment at 100

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, Penn Today spoke to experts across the University, including the Barbara Bates Center’s Director Patricia D’Antonio and archivist Jessica Clark, to reflect on suffrage. 

Nurses Taking Charge

Barbara Bates Center Director Patricia D’Antonio was interviewed on WHYY’s “The Pulse” about the changing role of nurses and the importance of nurse-to-patient ratios.