Cambridge History of Medicine Seminars

Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge
History of Medicine Seminars

Michaelmas Term 2018

**History of Modern Medicine and Biology**
Organised by Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood

23 October
Gareth Millward (University of Warwick)
‘Since the introduction of the Sick Pay Scheme, sick absence has increased’: sick pay, sick leave and sick notes in the nationalised industries c. 1948–1959

13 November
Marissa Mika (University College London)
Living archives and dying wards: ethical records preservation at the Uganda Cancer Institute

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

16 October
Oded Rabinovitch (Tel-Aviv University)
Writing the Scientific Revolution in Louis XIV’s France

6 November
Jessica Hamel-Akré (HPS, Cambridge)
From angel food to vegetable diets: medicalizing the feminine appetite in the British 18th century

27 November
Peter Jones (King’s College, Cambridge)
Missing friars: rethinking late medieval medicine

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

30 October
Wendy Kline (Purdue University / University of Strathclyde)
Psychedelic birth: bodies, boundaries and consciousness in the 1970s

20 November
Katherine Harvey (Birkbeck, University of London)
From pustulent penises to death by celibacy: thinking about sexual health in medieval Europe

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.

All welcome!

Full seminar programme is available here.

Posted: October 12, 2018