EARLY MEDICINE AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY

14 October Peter Jones (King’s College, Cambridge) Picturing medicine in the age of Petrarch

28 October Glenn Hardingham (Emmanuel College, Cambridge) The regimen sanitatis in late medieval England

11 November Ole Grell (Open University) The world of Worm: the physician Ole Worm (1588-1654) and his search for true knowledge

25 November Jo Castle (London) The surgeon’s box on the Mary Rose

(organized by Andrew Cunningham)

HISTORY OF MODERN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY

21 October Elizabeth Hurren (University College, Northampton) A late-Victorian Alder Hey? The Poor Law and the expansion of the Cambridge Anatomy School

4 November Kiheung Kim (Wellcome Centre, UCL) How controversy ends: research on the scrapie agent in the 1960s

18 November Staffan Müller-Wille (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) The UNESCO Statement on Race (1951) and the structural turn in twentieth-century anthropology and biology 2 December Laura Otis (Hofstra University & MPI, Berlin) Must you kill your supervisor to do good science? The students of physiologist Johannes Müller

(organized 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!