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Translation of medical case study, Bordeaux, 1669


  I am writing on behalf of an art and architectural historian of 17th c. France, Robert W. Berger, who is hoping that a medical historian will be interested in utilizing his translation of a case study, written in Bordeaux in 1669, in a work of medical history. Having seen the brief translation, I agree that it could be of interest, certainly for teaching purposes. Please respond directly to him at: rwberger36@gmail.com . What follows is his description of the material in 2 emails to me.   

Ellen More

CFP: Jewish-German-Polish - histories and traditions in medical cultures

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histories and traditions in medical culture(s)

15th International Conference of the German-Polish Society for the History of Medicine

Poznan University of Medical Sciences

In co-operation with:

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

German Historical Institute, Warsaw

Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw

REGISTRATION OPEN – How (and How Not) to Think About Intellectual Property in Agriculture and Plant Science

Dear all,

I am pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Cultivating Innovation conference.

It will take place on the 14th of April at the John Innes Centre (Norwich). The keynote address will be given by Prof. Daniel Kevles.

To register and to see the conference programme, please visit


NYC History and Philosophy of Science Lecture Series (Spring '15)

Dear All,

We are pleased to announce the remaining two events for the NYC History and Philosophy of Science lecture series.

All are welcome to attend! 


Rachel Rothschild (Yale University): “Across Disciplines and Borders: The Big Science of Acid Rain and Environmental Diplomacy”

Date: March 25th, 2015

Time: 6:00pm

Place: NYU-Gallatin, Room 801, 1 Washington Place