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History of Medicine Seminars

Seminars are on Tuesdays from 5.00 to 6.30pm in Seminar Room 1. Tea and biscuits are available from 4.40pm. All welcome!

Other History of Medicine events

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Organised by Mary Brazelton, Helen Anne Curry and Nick Hopwood.

24 January Lukas Engelmann (CRASSH, Cambridge)
Picturing the unusual: medical photography as an 'experimental system'
21 February Steve Sturdy (University of Edinburgh)
Genomics and the industrialisation of medical tests, 1980–2000
14 March Jeong-ran Kim (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford)
Malaria and the colonial frontier in Manchuria, 1905–1940s

Early Science and Medicine

Organised by Lauren Kassell and Dániel Margócsy.

31 January Seminar cancelled
14 February Tillmann Taape (HPS, Cambridge)
The craft of healing, city guilds and vernacular print: Hieronymus Brunschwig's medical manuals, c. 1500
7 March Jane Stephens Crawshaw (Oxford Brookes University)
The state of the environment: public health and technology in Renaissance Genoa

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.

7 February Tamar Novick (MPI, Berlin)
Multispecies settlement in Palestine: the problem of infertility and the wonders of urine
28 February Zubin Mistry (University of Edinburgh)
Childless communities: early medieval monasteries and the history of (in)fertility