Centre for Medical History Seminars 2008-09

The Exeter Centre for Medical History has announced its seminar programme for the coming year — plenty here for early modernists, and medievalists.

All seminars in Amory 115 Thursdays at 1pm unless otherwise specified.

Term 1
16 October      Caroline Bowden, Royal Holloway
‘My wife hath sent ….her laudanum’: the role of lay practitioners in the health care of the Cecil family, 1550-1660

30 October      Michael Bresalier, University of Bristol
‘Globalizing Flu: Pandemic surveillance and the making of international health’

13 November      Erin Sullivan, UCL
‘Sadness and Dis-ease in early modern England’

27 November      Catherine Rider, University of Exeter
‘Medical Magic and the Church in Medieval England’

11 December      Julius Rocca, University of Exeter
‘A puzzling document: the Hippocratic Oath’

Term 2
20 January 2009
(Tuesday) Joint seminar with Egenis
Jean Paul Gaudilliere
Title tbc

5 February      Valerie Worth-Stylianou, University of Exeter
‘Birthing Tales by physicians, surgeons and midwives in Early Modern France’

19 February Staffan Muller-Wille, University of Exeter
Title tbc

25 February
4 – 6pm Joint seminar with the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sexuality and Gender in Europe,  Queens F
Lutz Sauerteig, University of Durham
‘Puberty and the making of gender: explaining bodily changes in sex education, 1900-1980′

5 March Joint seminar with the Centre for War, State and Society
Piers Mitchell, University of Birmingham
To be confirmed

19 March Hera Cook
Title tbc


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