History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar Series, Spring 2017

The History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar series has returned.

The first seminar was on Tuesday 17 January:

Dr Michael Stanley-Baker (Max Planck Institute, Berlin), ‘New digital and critical tools for the history of medicine and religion’

Details of the following two seminars:

Tuesday 31 January: Professor Miri Shefer-Mossensohn (Tel-Aviv University), ‘Early modern Ottoman spaces and sites of medical healing and learning’

Tuesday 28 February: Dr Dániel Margócsy (University of Cambridge), ‘The Vesalius Census: the reception history of the “Fabrica” from 1543 to 2016’

http://blog.wellcomelibrary.org/2017/01/history-of-pre-modern-medicine-seminar-series-spring-2017/

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.

The series is focused on pre-modern medicine, which we take to cover European and non-European history before the 20th century (antiquity, medieval and early modern history, some elements of 19th-century medicine). The seminars are open to all.

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