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Department of History and Philosophy of Science

 

Seminars, supported by Wellcome, are on Tuesdays from 5.00 to 6.30pm on Zoom. All welcome!

Other History of Medicine events

Early Science and Medicine

Organised by Lauren Kassell.

19 January Early Science and Medicine Work-in-Progress
9 February Early Science and Medicine Work-in-Progress
23 February Jack Hartnell (University of East Anglia)
Wound Man: three early modern afterlives of a medieval surgical image
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9 March Anna Bonnell Freidin (University of Michigan)
Birth, fate, and Roman futures
Joint meeting with Generation to Reproduction
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18 May Monique Kornell and Dániel Margócsy
The two lives of Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues: picturing plants in the 16th century

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Organised by Mary Brazelton, Helen Curry and Staffan Müller-Wille.

26 January Amir Teicher (Tel Aviv University)
The concept of 'disease carrier' in Western medicine
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16 February Elizabeth Hoover (University of California, Berkeley)
Seed sovereignty and 'our living relatives' in Native American community farming and gardening
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16 March Aro Velmet (University of Southern California)
The making of a Pastorian empire: tuberculosis and bacteriological technopolitics in French colonialism and international science, 1890–1940
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Generation to Reproduction

Organised by Salim Al-Gailani and Lauren Kassell.

2 February Mackenzie Cooley (Hamilton College)
Renaissance eugenics
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2 March Elizabeth O'Brien (Johns Hopkins University)
As small as a grain of barley: the Bourbon state and the caesarean operation in New Spain, 1771–1810s
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9 March Anna Bonnell Freidin (University of Michigan)
Birth, fate, and Roman futures
Joint meeting with Early Science and Medicine
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