Michaelmas Term Seminar Series 2009

Location: United Kingdom
Michaelmas Term 2009 Seminar Series
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine,
Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE

The following seminars will begin at 2.15pm
Coffee is available from 2.00pm

Disease, Health and Medicine since 1650

Week 1 – 12 October
Geoffrey Hudson, Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Ripping off the Disabled? A Whistle-blower Extraordinaire and the Rapacious Elite of Eighteenth-Century Britain

Week 2 – 19 October
Stanislav Kachnowski, University of Oxford
The History of Medical Technology in Post-Colonial India: 1947 to 1991

[PRS Presentation]

Week 3 – 26 October
Kathleen Vongsathorn, University of Oxford
“Things that Matter”: Missionaries and the Creation of Leprosy Settlements as Microcosms of “Civilization” in Uganda [PRS Presentation]

Week 4 – 2 November
Mark Harrison, University of Oxford
Yellow Fever and the International Economy, c.1850-c.1920

Week 5 – 9 November
Harry Wu, University of Oxford
Mental Consequence: Constructing Trauma Psychiatry in Post-war Taiwan [PRS Presentation]

Week 6 – 16 November
Madeline Fowler, University of Oxford
The Port Towns of British North America: Cholera, Communication and Trade in Nineteenth-Century Canada [PRS Presentation]

Week 7 – 23 November
David Haycock, University of Oxford
Pills, Bills and Elixirs: Making and Selling Irregular Medicines in London, 1650 to 1720

Week 8 – 30 November
Conrad Keating, University of Oxford
Richard Doll: From Political to Medical Revolutionary

Contact Person:

Belinda Michaelides
Unit Secretary
The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine
45-47 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE
Tel: +44 (0)1865 274600
Fax: +44 (0)1865 274605
Email: [email protected]
Visit the website at http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk/events/documents/M09listofseminars.pdf