mercredi 22 avril 2015
Approches et directions en histoire du corps
Institute of Historical Research, London: May 16th 2015
Registration 10 – 10:30am
Parallel Sessions 10:30 – 12:00pm
1A: Material Cultures (Chair: Will Pooley) Wolfson Seminar Room
Alun Withey ‘Technologies of the Body in Eighteenth-Century Britain’
Robin Macdonald ‘When ‘Discourse’ Meets ‘Experience’: Letters and Letter-bearers in the Writings of Seventeenth-century Missionaries in New France’
Lauren Fried ‘Histories of Trans Bodies: A Museological Approach’
1B: Interpreting Bodies (Chair: Kevin Lewis) Room 304
Clare Tebbutt 'Of Oysters, Fowl and Free-martins: The Animal of Human Sex-changeability'
Caroline Nielsen 'Fraudulent Bodies: The Creation of the Discourse around Malingering and Illness Deception by Military Authorities, c.1780-1840'
Laura Guinot Ferri 'Women Saints and their Bodies: the Case of the Spanish Nun Inés de Benigànim (1625-1696)'
Lunch 12:00 – 13:00
Parallel Sessions 13:00 – 14:30
2A: Technologies (Chair: Jennifer Keating) Wolfson Seminar Room
Dora Vargha 'Disability History and the Boundaries of Body and Machine: the Iron Lung Patient as a “New Life-form”'
Will Pooley 'The Shadow Cultures: Popular Receptions of Medicine in France c.1790-1939'
Beatriz Pichel 'Photographing the Emotional Body in the Late Nineteenth Century'
2B: Masculinity and Martial Bodies (Chair: Erica Wald) Room 304
Hilary Buxton ‘Intersectionality and the Global Soldier Body in the Great War’
Jessica Meyer 'Carrying, Cleaning and Caring: British Male Military Caregivers and the Body in the First World War'
Kate Imy 'Rebels of Ramzan: Indian Muslims, Food, and Fasting in the First World War'
Refreshments 14:30 – 15:00
Parallel Sessions 15:00 – 16:30
3A: Violence and Injury (Chair: Kate Imy) Wolfson Seminar Room
Giusi Russo 'Colonial Bodies in Pain: Emotions, Self-Rule, and Pathologies at the UN'
Heike Bauer 'Suicidal Scarring:Discourse, Experience and Magnus Hirschfeld’s Body of Work'
Luc Racaut 'The World Inside Out: Bodies and Emotions During the French Wars of Religion'
3B: Bodily Practices (Chair: Caroline Nielsen) Room 304
Kat Mutlow 'Peterloo: The Body and Radical Discourse'
Kevin Lewis 'Defining/Defiling the Medieval Abrahamic Body: Body Modification, Male Circumcision and the Problem of “Sacred Inviolability” between Christians, Jews and Muslims'
Cécile Feza Bushidi and Tom Cunningham 'Missionary Interventions Into Gikuyu Body Cultures, c1906-1938'
Plenary Talk 17:00-18:30 – Bedford Room, Senate House.
Fay Bound Alberti ‘Hearts and Minds go Head to Head: The Body and the Self in History’
Register at: http://bit.ly/historyofthebody