University of Cambridge, Department of History and Philosophy of Science

** History of Medicine Seminars, Michaelmas Term 2009 **

20 October

Thomas Schlich (McGill University)

Mechanizing war and medicine: rationalized fracture care in World War I

17 November

Erica Charters (University of Oxford)

Medical knowledge and enlightened war: British and French military

medicine in the eighteenth century

24 November

Claire Jones (University of Leeds)

Practitioners, products and promotion: the medical trade catalogue

and professional ethics in Britain, 1880–1914

Tuesdays from 5.00 to 6.30pm (tea from 4.40pm) in Seminar Room 1,

Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH. All welcome!

** Fifth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine **

Thursday 3 December, 4.30pm (tea at 4.00, drinks reception at 6.00)

Angus McLaren (University of Victoria)

Divorcing sex and reproduction: the discussion of artificial

insemination in Britain, 1918–1948

Workshop discussion led by Angus McLaren

Thursday 3 December, 11.30am

‘A race of human machines’: robots and eugenics in inter-war Britain

Abstracts and further information: <http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/medicine/

wellcomelecture09.html>