University of Leicester Centre for Medical Humanities seminar series 2015-16

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October 1, 2015 to July 1, 2016
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health

Centre for Medical Humanities Seminar Series


CMH is pleased to announce its new seminar series. It takes place at 5.30 on Thursdays during term (see below for exact dates). We meet in the large seminar room in the Centre for Medical Humanities, 7 Salisbury Road, Leicester. Everyone is welcome!

For more information, please email the convenor, David Gentilcore:





Victor Krawczyk

The Aesthetics of Compassion for Animals in Science and Medicine

15 October 2015

Sarah Ehlers

Doctors without borders. Sleeping Sickness, Colonial Medicine and European Identities

5 November 2015

Carsten Timmermann

Writing Histories of Cancer


19 November 2015

Katherine Foxhall

A Thousand-Year History of the Migraine

3 December 2015





Keir Waddington

Problems of Progress: Modernity and Writing the Social History of Medicine

28 January 2016

Sanjoy Bhattacharya

The World Health Organization as Developed Country Largesse: Historical events, metropolitan fantasies or historiographical tyranny?

11 February 2016

Holger Maehle

Medical Confidentiality in Comparative Historical Perspective: Britain, USA and Germany

25 February 2016

Jonathan Reinarz

A History of Medical Education

10 March 2016





Mark Jenner


28 April 2016

Hilary Marland


12 May 2016

Contact Info: 

Professor David Gentilcore

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