Forthcoming activities


Past activities

Drugs, Standards and the Practices of Globalization

Paris December 9-11, 2010.

An International Conference of the ESF DRUGS Program organized by CERMES 3 (Centre de Recherches Médecine, Sciences, Santé et Société) with the support of Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales.

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Standardizing and Marketing Drugs in the 20th Century

Conference 7-8 October 2010

Charité Institute for the History of Medicine, Berlin Germany

Collaboration: ESF DRUGS and DFG-ANR

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Workshop: Drugs, Living Things and the Problems of Standardization

ESF Research Networking Program DRUGS

Workshop 25-27 March 2010

Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany


Organised by the ESF DRUGS network, Group Biologicals


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Workshop (27-28 November 2009, Manchester)

Drugs, Standards, and Chronic Illness


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Workshop Antibiotics (16-18 June 2009, Madrid)

Circulation of Antibiotics: Journeys of Drug Standards, 1930-1970

Organization : A. Romero

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Workshop (21-23 May 2009, Barcelona)

Innovation Economy and History of Science and Technology. The Making of the Contemporary Pharmaceutical Research System.


Worshop Psychochemicals (23-24 April 2009, Utrecht)

Organization : S. Snelders, A. Blankesteijn


The Opening Conference (4-5.12.2008)

The opening conference will be held at Strasbourg, the 4-5.12.2008. Agenda will coming soon.
Day 1 morning - Communications on DRUGS topics
Day 1 afternoon - thematic working groups
Day 2 morning - Teams meetings (5): discussion around the workshop of 2009
Day 2 afternoon - final conferences (end at 4:00 pm)

Preparatory workshop of the Team 4 'psychochemical' (19.09.2008)

Agenda: presentation of participants and researches, management of the Team, publications, organization of the first workshop in Utrecht (23-25 April 2009).

First Program Meeting (14.03.2008)

Meeting of representatives of local groups at Strasbourg
Agenda: presentation of ESF, aims and objectives of the program, report on the Steering Committee meeting, shedule 2008, working plan, publicity, database, publications, Postgraduate/postdoctoral program 2008, travel grants, the opening conference. See the Minutes

First Steering Committee meeting (13.03.2008)

Meeting at Strasbourg and official launch of the program.

Agenda : election of chair and program coordinator, budget and planning of activities 2008, Postgraduate/postdoctoral program 2008, travel grants, publicity, management of the Research Network. See the Minutes