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History of Medicine / Early Medicine and Natural Philosophy seminars, Lent Term 2004

///History of Medicine / Early Medicine and Natural Philosophy seminars, Lent Term 2004

History of Medicine / Early Medicine and Natural Philosophy seminars, Lent Term 2004

University of Cambridge DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

***HISTORY OF MEDICINE SEMINARS*** Lent Term 2004

**EARLY MEDICINE AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY** Disease in history

20 January Samuel K. Cohn, Jr (University of Glasgow) Notions of disease and the Black Death

3 February Peregrine Horden (Royal Holloway, University of London) The case for biological realism

17 February Jon Arrizabalaga (CSIC, Barcelona) Grmek and the longue durée in the history of epidemics

2 March Andrew Cunningham (HPS, Cambridge) Death in Venice (and in Bologna, but especially in Padua) in the early 18th century: reading Morgagni on causes of death

(organised by Andrew Cunningham and Sachiko Kusukawa)

**HISTORY OF MODERN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY**

27 January Andrew Mendelsohn (Imperial College, London) Medicine militant and its origins in late nineteenth-century Europe

10 February Aryn Martin (Cornell University and HPS, Cambridge) Can’t any-body count? Counting as an epistemological topic in the history of human chromosomes

24 February Ayesha Nathoo (HPS, Cambridge) Hospital-media relations in the first British heart transplant (May 1968)

9 March Lutz Sauerteig (University of Durham) Sex education literature, 1950s-1970s: the making of ‘Geschlecht’

(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 is available from 4:40 p.m. All welcome!

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