The Benefits of Membership in SSHM
Members of the Society are entitled to the following benefits:
Subscription to the journal Social History of Medicine with four issues per year.
Access to the full online archive of Social History of Medicine. You can become a member and/or renew your membership here.
The Gazette with reports and information about professional events within as well as outside the Society.
Conference Funding The Society for the Social History of Medicine awards financial assistance for conferences and workshops on the history of medicine. The applicant must be a member of the Society for the Social History of Medicine at the time of application.
Reduced registration fees at SSHM conferences.
Some bursaries are available for student members on request.
The Society awards The Roy Porter Student Essay Prize of £500 every year to the best student essay submitted to a competition reserved for student members of the Society. Prize-winning essays may be published in the Society’s journal Social History of Medicine, subject to the usual editorial and refereeing procedures. Click here for a list of past winners.
30 per cent reduction on the price of books published in the Society’s MUP book series Social Histories of Medicine. You can find the discount code in your members’ Gazette.
30 per cent reduction off the price of books published in the Society’s Routledge series, Studies in the Social History of Medicine.
20 per cent discount on Oxford University Press books. Further details of the full range of titles available, and to order at these discounted prices.
20 per cent reduction at Johns Hopkins University Press on David Cantor (ed.), Cancer in the Twentieth Century. For the UK order form, click here. For the US order form, click here.
25 per cent reduction off the price of selected recent Boydell & Brewer publications. For details and how to order, click here.