The Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine offers an opportunity to clinicians, researchers, and historians interested in a historical perspective on their fields to discuss informally historical studies in progress.
4:00 P.M.—5:30 P.M. Ballard Room, fifth floor, Countway Library of Medicine Harvard Medical Area
October 24 The Crackers and the Trick Cyclists: Understanding Mental Disorders of British Flying Personnel—1914-1945 Lynsey Shaw, B.A. (Hons.), M.Sc.: D. Phil. Candidate in the History of Medicine, The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford
November 14 From the Parachuting Psychologist to “Mental Health and Psychosocial Support”: Humanitarian Mental Health Interventions Since the 1980s Ilil Benjamin, M.A.: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Science and Technologiy Studies, Cornell University
November 21 The Lamaze Method of Childbirth: An International Cold War History 1945-1980 Paula Michaels, Ph.D.: Lecturer in Modern History, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)
December 19 Good Spirits and Strong Bodies: Mental Health Treatment in Syria 1903-1961 Beverly Tsacoyianis: Assistant Professor of History, University of Memphis; Doctoral Candidate, Washington University in St. Louis
For further information contact David G. Satin, M.D., Colloquium Director, phone/fax 617-332-0032, e-mail: email@example.com