Events & Seminars
For more than 25 years, the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing has hosted and facilitated special events that have brought the history of nursing and healthcare to bear on broader scholarly questions.
Bates Center Symposia
The Bates Center has hosted several symposiums featuring leading scholars and thinkers who examined the history of nursing and healthcare, from the perspectives of the history of medicine and public health, women’s studies, ethics, and race. The Bates Center has also partnered with The Program in Public Health Ethics & History at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health to co-sponsor a series of interdisciplinary symposiums.
Bates Center Seminar Series
During the academic year, the Bates Center hosts prominent scholars from around the globe to present new historical scholarship in its seminar series. Seminars are held on Wednesdays at 4:00pm in the home of the Bates Center.
View the complete schedule for the fall 2019 seminar series here.
Oct2The Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing invites you to a reception to celebrate the acquisition of the papers of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN).
Oct16PRSS Postdoctoral Fellow Ezelle Sanford recounts the social, political, economic, and professional alignments which made segregated health care and medical training possible in St. Louis, MO.
History provides an enhanced understanding of the factors that inform social policy. In the wider arena of public health and its influence on social change, the political and healing import of nursing cannot be ignored.
The fall 2019 seminar series offers an exciting lineup of prominent scholars who will present new historical scholarship.
The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing is pleased to announce an agreement with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses to preserve its rich history in an archival repository for scholarly historical research.