Fanny Hernández Brotons

Fanny Hernández Brotons

 

 

 

Fanny H. Brotons is a PhD candidate (FPI-2011, MINECO) at the Institute of History of the Centre of Humanities and Social Sciences, Spanish National Research Council. Her project researches the history of cancer from the point of view of the sufferers in the second half of the 19th century in Spain and Britain. She has been a Visiting PhD Student in the Department of History, Classics, & Archaeology of Birkbeck College, University of London, and in the Centre for the History of Emotions of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin.
Brotons, Fanny H. ‘De los hospicios de la caridad a la Organización Mundial de la Salud: un siglo y medio de cuidados paliativos para enfermos de cáncer (1842-1990)’. In Actas del XVI Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Historia de la Medicina. In press.

Brotons, Fanny H. ‘Living with Cancer in the second half of the Spanish 19th Century: A Collective Experience of Pain’. Talk delivered at the 3rd Global Conference Making Sense of: Pain organized by Interdisciplinary.net, Prague, Czech Republic, 21 May 2012.

Review of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Asclepio: Revista de Historia de la Medicina y de la Ciencia, 2012, Vol. LXIV, pp. 287-288.

Review of Claves actuales de pensamiento: Seminario Internacional de Jóvenes Investigadores, by Navarro, María G, Estévez, Betty and Sánchez Cuervo, Antolín. Daimon: Revista Internacional de Filosofía, 2012, Vol. 56, pp. 198-201.

  • Cancer
  • Nineteenth century
  • Patient experience
  • Emotions
  • Cultural history