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Department of History and Philosophy of Science

 

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

Other History of Medicine events

Early Science and Medicine

Organised by Dániel Margócsy, Carolin Schmitz, Sebestian Kroupa and Christoffer Basse Eriksen.

19 October Sara Caputo (Magdalene College, Cambridge)
Ship tracks on European maps and charts, c.1500–c.1800
Mill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom
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9 November Guido Giglioni (University of Macerata)
Philosophy for anatomists: Francis Glisson and the peculiar fits of irritable matter
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23 November Dror Weil (Faculty of History, Cambridge)
Arabo-Persian texts as a vehicle for transmission of medical knowledge in late medieval and early modern China
Mill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom
7 December Nahyan Fancy (DePauw University)
Lovesickness (ʿishq) in the Arabic medical commentaries (1200–1520)
Mill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Organised by Salim Al-Gailani, Helen Curry and Staffan Müller-Wille.

12 October Chris Otter (Ohio State University)
'Constipated, toothless fatties': body and diet in twentieth-century Britain
Zoom
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16 November Ryan Nehring (HPS, Cambridge)
Technoscience in the tropics: public agricultural research and environmental imaginaries in Brazil
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30 November Jaipreet Virdi (University of Delaware)
Focusing the disability gaze: perspectives for history of medicine and technology
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Generation to Reproduction

Organised by Staffan Müller-Wille and Dániel Margócsy.

26 October Anna Echterhölter (University of Vienna)
Mismatched filiations: the family in German colonial surveys on indigenous law (c. 1910)
Zoom
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2 November Anna Corrias (Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge)
Marcus Marci Von Kronland (1595–1667) on the embryo's ensoulment?
Mill Lane Lecture Room 9 and Zoom