The Society for Ancient Medicine will sponsor one or more panels on
medicine in antiquity at the 2006 conference of the International Society
for the History of Medicine meeting in Budapest, Hungary, August 26-30,
2006. Scholar working in all ancient medical traditions are strongly
encouraged to submit abstracts of their recent research.
Please send a summary of your paper to Professor Julie Laskaris at
by March 22.
Abstracts must conform to the following criteria:
Font: Times New Roman, font size: 12 points, line spacing: single
Dimensions: 80 characters per line x 19 lines
Title: to be written in CAPITAL letters (maximum 2 lines)
Abstract text: the entire abstract (title, authors, address, body text,
references and footnotes) must fit within the space of 1760 characters.
NB: the abstracts SAM selects for submission to the ISHM must be in both
English and French; the first round of abstracts may be in either
language, though authors of accepted papers should be ready to provide the
other version promptly.
Conference details are posted at: http://www.ishm2006.hu/index.html
Please note that it will be possible for ISHM participants to attend the
“Approaches to Ancient Medicine” conference to be held at the University
of Reading, UK, August 21-22 (for details, see
For more information on the Society for Ancient Medicine, please visit the
Medicina Antiqua website: http://www.medicinaantiqua.org.uk/mm_sam.html
Dr. Julie Laskaris
Department of Classical Studies
University of Richmond
Richmond, VA 23173