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History of Medicine Seminars

Seminars, funded by Wellcome, 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.

18 February Eric Jorink (Huygens Institute and Leiden University)
Reconstructing Noah's ark in the 17th-century Dutch Republic
10 March Cancelled
12 May Anne Goldgar (King's College London)
Affect and empiricism in the early modern Arctic

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Organised by Jenny Bangham, Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood.

21 January Hilary Smith (University of Denver and Needham Research Institute)
The Chinese calorie: nutrition science in early 20th-century China
4 February Sarah Marks (Birkbeck, University of London)
'You have to incorporate the client's belief system... even when it is the opposite of your own': CBT and psychotherapy in Ghana since 1974
25 February Cancelled
Jenny Bangham (HPS, Cambridge)
Serological surveillance: transfusion, genetics and rare blood in postwar Britain

Generation to Reproduction

Organised by Nick Hopwood.

14 January Laura Kelly (University of Strathclyde)
The contraceptive pill in Ireland: activism, women's agency and doctors' authority in the 1960s and 1970s
11 February Elena Serrano (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
A good match: gender and the physiology of love in 18th-century Spain