Cambridge History of Medicine Seminars

Mary Augusta Brazelton's picture

Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge
History of Medicine Seminars, supported by Wellcome
Lent Term 2021


Seminars, on Tuesdays at 5:00–6:30pm in Cambridge, UK, will be live on Zoom (entry from 4:45). Please click the links below to register for the seminars.

** History of Modern Medicine and Biology ** organised by Mary Brazelton, Helen Curry, and Staffan Müller-Wille

26 January    Amir Teicher (Tel Aviv University)
The concept of 'disease carrier' in Western medicine
Register for this seminar

16 February    Elizabeth Hoover (University of California, Berkeley)
Seed sovereignty and 'our living relatives' in Native American community farming and gardening
Register for this seminar

16 March     Aro Velmet (University of Southern California)
The making of a Pastorian empire: tuberculosis and bacteriological technopolitics in French colonialism and international science, 1890–1940
Register for this seminar
 

**Early Science and Medicine** organised by Lauren Kassell

23 February    Jack Hartnell (University of East Anglia)
Wound Man: three early modern afterlives of a medieval surgical image
Register for this seminar

9 March   Anna Bonnell Freidin (University of Michigan)
Birth, fate, and Roman futures
Joint meeting with Generation to Reproduction
Register for this seminar

** Generation to Reproduction **  organised by Lauren Kassell and Salim al-Gailani

2 February     Mackenzie Cooley (Hamilton College)
Renaissance eugenics
Register for this seminar

2 March    Elizabeth O'Brien (Johns Hopkins University)
As small as a grain of barley: the Bourbon state and the caesarean operation in New Spain, 1771–1810s
Register for this seminar

9 March   Anna Bonnell Freidin (University of Michigan)
Birth, fate, and Roman futures
Joint meeting with Early Science and Medicine
Register for this seminar

All are welcome!

 

Thanks for the post. I'm interested in some of these seminars but a little more information would be helpful in deciding whether to attend. Specifically on Amir Teicher's seminar on The concept of 'disease carrier' in Western medicine.