Cambridge History of Medicine Seminars

Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge
History of Medicine Seminars, supported by Wellcome
Lent Term 2020


** Generation to Reproduction **
Organised by Nick Hopwood

14 January    Laura Kelly (University of Strathclyde)
The contraceptive pill in Ireland: activism, women's agency and doctors' authority in the 1960s and 1970s

Cambridge History of Medicine Seminars

Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge
History of Medicine Seminars, supported by Wellcome
Michaelmas Term 2019


** History of Modern Medicine and Biology **
Organised by Jenny Bangham, Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood

15 October    Michael Sappol (Uppsala University)
Anatomy's photography: objectivity, showmanship and the reinvention of the anatomical image, 1861–1913
Advisory: This presentation will contain historical photographs of anatomized human bodies and body parts.

Cambridge History of Medicine Seminars

Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge
History of Medicine Seminars
Lent Term 2019


**History of Modern Medicine and Biology**
Organised by Jenny Bangham, Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood.

22 January    Salim Al-Gailani (HPS, Cambridge)
Folic acid between science, policy and the market: mainstreaming pre-conceptional vitamins in the 1980s and ‘90s

12 February    Elizabeth Hallam (University of Oxford)
Anatomy museum on the move

Open Call: Confrontations - Sessions in East European Art History (Deadline 9 Nov 2018)

Reposted from Translocal Institute for Contemporary Art: http://www.translocal.org/confrontations/opencall.html --ed.


Confrontations: Sessions in East European Art

The Post-socialist Art Centre (PACT) at the Institute of Advanced Studies UCL, with support from the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative, is launching a new research project entitled Confrontations: Sessions in East European Art History.

Cambridge History of Medicine Seminars

Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge
History of Medicine Seminars

Michaelmas Term 2018


**History of Modern Medicine and Biology**
Organised by Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood

9 October    
Bibia Pavard (Panthéon-Assas University, Paris)
'Living differently from now on': the utopia of abortion activism in 1970s France

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