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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

Early Science and Medicine

Organised by Lauren Kassell and Dániel Margócsy.

10 October James Clifton (MFA, Houston)
Joachim Wtewael and the human body
24 October Maaike van der Lugt (University of Versailles)
Individual complexion and personalized care in medieval medicine
21 November Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Knowing numbers, counting men: paper technology and manpower in the eighteenth century

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Organised by Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood.

7 November Kathleen Vongsathorn (University of Warwick)
The place of birth: mothers, midwives, birth attendants, and choices about childbirth in twentieth-century Uganda
14 November Stuart Hogarth (Sociology, Cambridge)
Regulatory regimes for diagnostic devices
28 November James Stark (University of Leeds)
The cult of youth: rejuvenation in interwar Britain

Generation to Reproduction

Organised by Nick Hopwood and Lauren Kassell.

17 October Nicole Bourbonnais (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva)
Spreading the good news around the world: international family planning prophets in the mid-twentieth century
31 October Boyd Brogan (HPS, Cambridge)
Generation, demons and disease: rethinking gender in the Denham exorcisms, 1585–86