mercredi 23 janvier 2019

Séminaires de Cambridge

History of Medicine Seminars

Lent Term 2019
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge



**History of Modern Medicine and Biology**
Organised by Jenny Bangham, Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood.

22 January          Salim Al-Gailani (HPS, Cambridge)
Folic acid between science, policy and the market: mainstreaming pre-conceptional vitamins in the 1980s and ‘90s

12 February       Elizabeth Hallam (University of Oxford)
Anatomy museum on the move

26 February       Mathias Grote (Humboldt University, Berlin)
Total knowledge? Handbooks and encyclopedism in the 20th-century life sciences


** Generation to Reproduction **
Organised by Nick Hopwood and Dániel Margócsy.

29 January          Carolin Schmitz (HPS, Cambridge)
From cures to courts of justice: medical encounters, the issue of generation, and social order in early modern Spain

5 March                               Sally Sheldon (University of Kent)
Changing understandings of the human fetus over five decades of legal abortion


** Early Science and Medicine **
Organised by Dániel Margócsy.

5 February         Hannah Murphy (King's College London)
Surface thinking: skin in early modern medicine

19 February       Anita Guerrini (Oregon State University)
Giants and national identity in early modern Europe

12 March                            Gabor Gelleri (University of Aberystwyth)
Ladies at sea: seasickness and the female body


Reminder: Fourteenth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine
17 January, 4pm
Marta Hanson (Johns Hopkins University)
Heaven and Earth are Within One's Grasp: The Healer's Body-as-Technology in Classical Chinese Medicine


Seminars are held in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH.
Tea and biscuits are available from 4:40pm; seminars run from 5:00 to 6:30pm.

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