Occupational Diversity: Medicine, Sickness & Gender in Historical Perspective

A Symposium in celebration of the work of Margaret Pelling

Friday 15 May 2009

Faculty of History, George Street, Oxford, OX1 2RL

Speakers are:

Lindsey Fitzharris: Reassessing John Webster (1611-1682) in the Twenty-First century

Mark Harrison: Contagion, Medicine and the State, c.1720-1848

Lauren Kassell: How to Dispossess your Daughters of the Devil

Elaine Leong: Reading the Margins: Readers and Vernacular Medical Books in Early Modern England

Henry Meier: Smallpox, Sick-nursing and Poor Relief in Seventeenth-century London

Sara Pennell: The Apothecary’s Wife; or, Recovering Elizabeth Clag(g)et(t)

Patrick Wallis: Between Household and Market: Household Accounts as Sources for Medical Consumption

John Welshman: Evacuation, Memory, and the Second World War

Academic Organisers:

Lauren Kassell, University of Cambridge
Sara Pennell, University of Roehampton
Patrick Wallis, London School of Economics


Lauren Kassell ([ mailto:ltk21 [at] hermes [dot] cam [dot] ac [dot] uk ][email protected]) for academic enquiries

Belinda Michaelides ([ mailto:belinda [dot] michaelides [at] wuhmo [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk ][email protected]) for administrative enquiries

Poster: [ http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk/events/documents/pellingfest_001.pdf ]http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk/events/documents/pellingfest_001.pdf
Programme: [ http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk/events/documents/pellingfest_programme.pdf ]http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk/events/documents/pellingfest_programme.pdf
Registration Form: [ http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk/events/documents/pellingfest_registrationform_002.pdf ]http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk/events/documents/pellingfest_registrationform_002.pdf
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Registration deadline is Monday 6 April.