All seminars will take place in the Wellcome Library, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE.
Doors at 6pm prompt, seminars will start at 6.15pm.
Tuesday 11 October 2016: Dr Erin Sullivan (University of Birmingham), 'The melancholy earl: emotion, medicine and the body in 17th-century England'
Tuesday 25 October 2016: Professor Luke Demaitre (University of Virginia), 'Disfiguring disease in medical and popular perceptions: "aspectus" and "spectaculum"'
Tuesday 8 November 2016: Dr Tara Alberts (University of York), 'Miraculous medicines and exotic rituals: European healers in southeast Asian royal courts in the 17th century'
Tuesday 22 November 2016: Dr Elaine Leong (Max Planck Institute, Berlin), 'Paper, medicine and everyday technologies in the early modern household'
The programme for January-March 2016 will follow in the new year.
Organising Committee: Elma Brenner (Wellcome Library), Michael Brown (Roehampton), Elena Carrera (QMUL), Sandra Cavallo (RHUL), John Henderson (Birkbeck, London), William MacLehose (UCL, convenor), Anna Maerker (KCL), Patrick Wallis (LSE), Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim (Goldsmiths, convenor).