History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar Series, 2014-15

January 20-March 3, 2015, Wellcome Library, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

The History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar series returns on the 20th January.

The first speaker is Dr. Clare Hickman from KCL with a paper entitled ‘Gardens of Improvement: Scientific, agricultural and botanical landscapes created by British medical practitioners in the late Georgian period’.

Details for the series are as follows:

  • Tuesday 20th January 2015: Dr. Clare Hickman (King’s College London), ‘Gardens of Improvement: Scientific, agricultural and botanical landscapes created by British medical practitioners in the late Georgian period’
  • Tuesday 3rd February 2015: Prof Carole Rawcliffe (University of East Anglia), ‘Poky Pigges and Stynkynge Makerels’: Food Standards and Urban Health in Later Medieval England’
  • Tuesday 17th February 2015: Dr. Patricia Skinner (University of Winchester), ‘Approaching medieval disfigurement: a medical problem?’
  • Tuesday 3rd March 2015: Dr. Mark Jenner (University of York), ‘Polite and Polluted? Nightmen and the Selling of Sanitary Services in London c.1600-c.1850’

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.

Organising Committee: Elma Brenner (Wellcome Library), Michael Brown (Roehampton, convenor), Elena Carrera (QMUL), Sandra Cavallo (RHUL), John Henderson (Birkbeck, London), William MacLehose (UCL), Anna Maerker (KCL), Patrick Wallis (LSE), Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim (Goldsmiths).

Enquiries to Michael Brown (University of Roehampton: michael.brown@roehampton.ac.uk) or Ross MacFarlane (Wellcome Library: R.MacFarlane@wellcome.ac.uk).

More details: http://blog.wellcomelibrary.org/2015/01/pre-modern-medicine-seminars-spring-2015-programme/

Posted: January 14, 2015