Department Name Centre for the History of Medicine
Institution Name University of Warwick

Departmental Information

Department Profile Established in 1999, the Centre for the History of Medicine brings together activities in medical history from across the University, and recently received a generous Strategic Award from the Wellcome Trust. A lively, interdisciplinary community, the Centre runs a programme of workshops, seminars and conferences, many of which are open to the public.
Faculty Teaching Staff Dr Jane Adams; Dr Norwood Andrews; Katherine Angel; David Arnold; Roberta Bivins; Angela Davis; David Hardiman; Sarah Hodges; Elaine Leong; Vicky Long; Hilary Marland; Ingrid Sykes; Claudia Stein; Mathew Thomson;
Research Staff Jonathan Toms;
Areas of Expertise history of the mixed economy for medical and welfare services between 1770 and 1850 with particular reference to Herefordshire; publish historical research on the theme of medicine and public execution; Causality and Psychosomatic Histories in Contemporary Anglo-American Biomedicine; Motherhood in Oxfordshire, c. 1945-1970: A Study of Attitudes, Experiences and Ideals; history of mental illness in Britain in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries; medical acoustics, cultures of sonority, and musical technology, in nineteenth-century France;
Course & Degrees
Taught Postgraduate Courses MA in History of Medicine: Psychological Subjects: Identity, Health and Culture in Twentieth Century Britain; Science, Medicine and Nature in the French Enlightenment; Dangerous Bodies: Women and Modern Medicine, 1830-1950;
Research Degrees MPhil; PhD

Contact Details

Postal Address Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Warwick, Humanities Building room 449a, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
Phone +44 (0)24 7657 2601
Fax +44 (0)24 7652 3437
Email [email protected]