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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 Dániel Margócsy.

16 October Oded Rabinovitch (Tel-Aviv University)
Writing the Scientific Revolution in Louis XIV's France
6 November Jessica Hamel-Akré (HPS, Cambridge)
From angel food to vegetable diets: medicalizing the feminine appetite in the British 18th century
27 November Peter Jones (King's College, Cambridge)
Missing friars: rethinking late medieval medicine

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Organised by Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood.

9 October Bibia Pavard (Panthéon-Assas University, Paris)
'Living differently from now on': the utopia of abortion activism in 1970s France
23 October Gareth Millward (University of Warwick)
'Since the introduction of the Sick Pay Scheme, sick absence has increased': sick pay, sick leave and sick notes in the nationalised industries c. 1948–1959
13 November Marissa Mika (University College London)
Living archives and dying wards: ethical records preservation at the Uganda Cancer Institute

Generation to Reproduction

Organised by Nick Hopwood and Dániel Margócsy.

30 October Wendy Kline (Purdue University / University of Strathclyde)
Psychedelic birth: bodies, boundaries and consciousness in the 1970s
20 November Katherine Harvey (Birkbeck, University of London)
From pustulent penises to death by celibacy: thinking about sexual health in medieval Europe