Cambridge History of Medicine Seminars

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

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!

Posted: January 18, 2019