Please find below the seminar list for next semester (starting on 1st Feb.).

Viviane Quirke Wellcome Trust Research Fellow Centre for Health, Medicine and Society Oxford Brookes University

Department of History School of Arts and Humanities Oxford Brookes University

History of Medicine seminars 2nd Semester 2004-5

‘Problems in the history of 20th-century medicine’

The following seminars will be held from 5.00pm to 6.30pm in T500, Tonge Building, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3 0BP (Refreshments will be available from 4.45pm)

All are welcome

Week 1: 1 February 2005: Shuhei Ikai (Saga University, Japan): ‘Becoming Hospital Owners: the Evolution of Doctors’ Career Paths in Japan from the 1870s and the 1930s’

Week 4: 22 February: Brigitte Chamak (Centre de Recherche Psychotrope, Santé Mentale, Société, CNRS, INSERM and Paris 5): ‘Representations of autism: changes and controversies’

Week 7: 15 March: Kelly Loughlin (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London): ‘The problem of the salesman/educator: central versus local in post-war health education’

Week 8: 5 April: Helen Blackman (Centre for Medical History, Exeter University): ‘Content to wait for Nature’s own experiments’: Cambridge embryology and the ascendancy of the experimental method in the early twentieth century.

Week 10: 19 April: John Pickstone (Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Manchester): ‘Artificial hips and the history of medicine as technology’

Organizer: Dr Viviane Quirke Centre for Health, Medicine and Society: Past and Present (e-mail: [email protected])