Seminars are on Tuesdays from 5.00 to 6.30pm in Seminar Room 1. Tea and biscuits are available from 4.40pm. All welcome!
History of Modern Medicine and Biology
Organised by Mary Brazelton, Helen Anne Curry and Nick Hopwood.
|11 October||Claas Kirchhelle (University of Oxford)
The Colindale typers: bacteriophage and the British Public Health Laboratory Service
|8 November||Ed Juler (Newcastle University)
The life of forms: biology and modernist sculpture
|29 November||Susanne Schmidt (HPS, Cambridge)
The anti-feminist construction of the 'midlife crisis'
Organised by Lauren Kassell and Dániel Margócsy.
|25 October||Anna Winterbottom (University of Sussex)
The foreigner's disease: global perspectives on syphilis in early modernity
|15 November||Pierre-Etienne Stockland (Columbia University)
From Petite Chimie to industrial chemistry: insecticides in France from the Old Regime to the Industrial Revolution (1750–1830)
|22 November||Dániel Margócsy (HPS, Cambridge)
Reading Vesalius 700 times: the problem of generation and the reception history of De humani corporis fabrica
Generation to Reproduction
These seminars are funded by our Wellcome Trust strategic award in the history of medicine. Organised by Nick Hopwood and Lauren Kassell.
|18 October||Aya Homei (University of Manchester)
Bringing together family planning and parasite control: Cold War collaborations between Japan and South Korea
|1 November||Leah Astbury (HPS, Cambridge, and TORCH, Oxford)
Making pregnancy public in seventeenth-century England