Society for Military History Conference 2021

This past weekend I virtually attended the SMH meeting in Norfolk, Virginia. It was great to be able to present my research on nursing and hospital ships with such great colleagues. Here is the information about our panel.

Panel Title: New directions in British naval healthcare during the long Eighteen Century

Matthew G. Neufeld (University of Saskatchewan): Neither Logically Necessary nor Necessarily Inevitable: Contrasting Views on Permanent Naval Hospitals in England during the War against Spain

Erin Spinney (University of Lethbridge): Women’s Labour, British Naval Hospital Ships, and a System of Medical Care, 1775-1815

Catherine S. Beck (University of London): “The Boast of a Generous Nation”: Treating Insanity in the British Navy in the Long Eighteenth Century

If you want to watch my presentation it is available below!

Video of Women’s Labour, British Naval Hospital Ships, and a System of Care.