Humanities, Social Sciences and Medicine Network (HSSM)

HSSM is a network of scholars across Monash University and beyond working in the humanities, social sciences and medicine. Through meetings, events and digital networking, HSSM builds a lively intellectual community for theory-oriented inquiry into health, illness and biomedicine.


News and Events

  • In October this year, HSSM will hold a symposium for which we are currently welcoming abstracts and proposals. Symposium – A pill for every ill?: Dialogues on drug practices, possibilities and harms We welcome papers from scholars in the humanities, social sciences and medicine on these and other themes pertaining to therapeutic pharmacy and society: Historical perspectives… Read more
  • The Monash institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) and Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) are pleased to be hosting an interdisciplinary Symposium in Neuroethics. Entitled, Ethics in Neurotechnological Innovation, the symposium will take place on Tuesday, 1 May 2018 from 1:00pm – 5:30pm at New Horizons, 20 Research Way, Level 4 Collaboration Lounge. Professor Judy Illes … Read more
  • We are pleased to invite you to the first HSSM Network symposium for 2018. This event brings together three distinguished speakers on the theme, The Brain in Context. Professor Judy Illes, Chair in Neuroethics, University of British Columbia Dr John Gardner, School of Social Sciences, Monash University Professor Cordelia Fine, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University… Read more

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