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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 Dániel Margócsy.

5 February Hannah Murphy (King's College London)
Surface thinking: skin in early modern medicine
19 February Anita Guerrini (Oregon State University)
Giants and national identity in early modern Europe
12 March Gabor Gelleri (University of Aberystwyth)
Ladies at sea: seasickness and the female body

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Organised by Jenny Bangham, Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood.

22 January Salim Al-Gailani (HPS, Cambridge)
Folic acid between science, policy and the market: mainstreaming pre-conceptional vitamins in the 1980s and '90s
12 February Elizabeth Hallam (University of Oxford)
Anatomy museum on the move
26 February Mathias Grote (Humboldt University, Berlin)
Total knowledge? Handbooks and encyclopedism in the 20th-century life sciences

Generation to Reproduction

Organised by Nick Hopwood and Dániel Margócsy.

29 January Carolin Schmitz (HPS, Cambridge)
From cures to courts of justice: medical encounters, the issue of generation, and social order in early modern Spain
5 March Sally Sheldon (University of Kent)
Changing understandings of the human fetus over five decades of legal abortion