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Society for Ancient Medicine European Meeting 2004: “Anatomical Knowledge in the Ancient World: From Prehistory to Late Antiquity” [preliminary registration form]

///Society for Ancient Medicine European Meeting 2004: “Anatomical Knowledge in the Ancient World: From Prehistory to Late Antiquity” [preliminary registration form]

Society for Ancient Medicine European Meeting 2004: “Anatomical Knowledge in the Ancient World: From Prehistory to Late Antiquity” [preliminary registration form]

SOCIETY FOR ANCIENT MEDICINE European Meeting 2004

ANATOMICAL KNOWLEDGE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD: FROM PREHISTORY TO LATE ANTIQUITY

Supported by Institute of Pathology, Bogenhausen Academic Hospital, Munich Institute of Ancient History and Culture, University of Salzburg

The University of Birmingham Medical School 16 – 19 June 2004

This international conference aims to bring together, for the first time a gathering of classicists, ancient historians, medical historians, medical practitioners, archaeologists and biological anthropologists to explore our understanding of the body in ancient medicine and philosophy. The conference will look at all aspects of anatomy and anatomical knowledge from prehistory to late antiquity, with special reference to the Classical World (and its predecessors), Europe, Egypt, the Near East, the Indian Sub-Continent and China.

The multi-disciplinary programme will include papers (or posters) on the following general themes:

Anatomy and disease Anatomy and the philosophy of the body Anatomy and medical practice Anatomy and gender Anatomy and medical education Anatomy in ancient art Anatomy and Sport

The conference will be held in the University’s Conference Park, located nearby the main campus and the Medical School. It will be accompanied by a social programme, reflecting the multi-ethnic culture of Birmingham, together with a conference dinner. The languages of the conference will be English, French and German.

The Society for Ancient Medicine (SAM) is dedicated to fostering scholarly work on all areas of ancient medicine, including its impact on later traditions. It regularly holds a panel at the APA/AIA Annual Meeting in the USA and SAM members contribute to the Ancient Medicine Newsletter/Bulletin de Médecine Ancienne, with its on-line bibliography at http://www.bium.univ-paris5.fr/amn. This is the first of a series of SAM meetings in Europe. If you wish to become a member, details of how to join SAM can be obtained by ticking the box on the Preliminary Registration Form or by contacting the President, Lesley Dean-Jones, by e-mail ([email protected]). __________________________________________________________________

The University of Birmingham Centre for the History of Medicine Director: Robert Arnott The Medical School University of Birmingham Birmingham B15 2TT United Kingdom Telephone: +44 (0) 121-414 6804 Fax: +44 (0) 121-414 4036 Email: [email protected]

The Society for Ancient Medicine President: Lesley Dean-Jones Department of Classics, WAS 123 University of Texas Austin, TX 78712 United States of America Fax: +1 (512) 471 4111 Email: [email protected]

Please complete this form and return it to: [email protected] by 1 NOVEMBER 2003 at the latest.

PRELIMINARY REGISTRATION FORM

I am interested in participating in the above event and wish to receive further information.

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[ ] I am not a member of SAM, please send me details of how to join.

On completion of this Preliminary Registration Form you will be sent a copy of the SECOND CIRCULAR, which must be returned by 1 JANUARY 2004. The completion of this Preliminary Registration Form does not commit you to attend.

Data Protection Act 1998: The University of Birmingham and SAM will keep this information you have supplied in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. It will not be passed onto third parties and will only be used for the organisation of this conference.

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