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Early Medicine and Natural Philosophy and History of Modern Medicine Seminars

///Early Medicine and Natural Philosophy and History of Modern Medicine Seminars

Early Medicine and Natural Philosophy and History of Modern Medicine Seminars

University of Cambridge DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

*** HISTORY OF MEDICINE SEMINARS *** Lent Term 2005

** EARLY MEDICINE AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY **

1 February Leigh Chipman (University of Jerusalem) ‘… the pharmacist, who was my student in Mecca’: pharmacists in medieval Arabic biographical dictionaries !! Please note: this seminar will be at 1pm !!

15 February Philip van der Eijk (University of Newcastle) Aristotelianism and the development of medicine: the case of John Philoponus

1 March Lucia Dacome (University College London) The anatomy of the Pope: modelling the Catholic Enlightenment

15 March Carole Rawcliffe (University of East Anglia) Creating the medieval leper: some nineteenth-century myths

(organised by Lauren Kassell)

** HISTORY OF MODERN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY **

25 January Christina Brandt (MPI, Berlin) Between fact and fiction: bioscientific research and early debates about cloning (in Germany)

8 February Sven Dierig (MPI, Berlin) Mechanical beauty: Bildung and the aesthetics of experiment in nineteenth-century German physiology

22 February Nick Hopwood (HPS, Cambridge) ‘The proletariat can find in my preparations protection for their corpses’: politics of anatomical modelling in the nineteenth century

8 March Debbie Brunton (Open University) 1848 and all that: writing public health history beyond the public health acts

(organised by Nick Hopwood)

The seminars are on Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH. Tea and biscuits are available from 4:40 p.m. All welcome!

Next term, with funding from the Wellcome Trust, the Department will launch a new interdisciplinary seminar series on ‘Generation/Reproduction’. These seminars are also scheduled for Tuesdays at 5:00.

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