University of Birmingham History of Medicine & Health Seminars, Autumn 2014
Birmingham University’s History of Medicine and Health Research Seminars restart for the Autumn term on Thursday 9th October.
Talks take place in room WF38 of the Medical School, starting at 5.30pm – with the exception of our Arthur Thomson Lecture (4th Dec) which starts at 4.30 in the Arthur Thomson Hall.
All are welcome to attend! For further details please contact Vanessa Heggie: firstname.lastname@example.org
9th October – Dr Fran Badger (University of Birmingham)
Delivering maternity care in the provinces: Midwives & midwifery in Birmingham and environs 1794-1881
23rd October – Dr Jamie Stark (University of Leeds) – Rescheduled!
‘Modern Scientific Artificial Electric Feeding’: Electrotherapy, Rejuvenation & the Medical Trade in Early 20th C Britain
6th November – Dr Katherine Foxhall (University of Leicester)
A long history of migrainous episodes
20th November – Dr Victoria Bates (University of Bristol)
‘The sunstroke Indian is my downfall’: Sunstroke and Sanity in late-Victorian England
4th December – Arthur Thomson Lecture, Sir Ian Chalmers
The history of clinical trials: unbiased treatment allocation schedules, 1809-1948