The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (Oxford) presents a symposium focused upon exploring the ‘Recipe’ in early modern Europe. This interdisciplinary meeting aims to bring together a group of students and scholars to assess the current-state of research in this emerging field. Panel topics include: materia medica, literature and medicine, recipes in early modern Europe (Germany, France and Spain), recipes and medical practice, women’s health and recipes, the Ricettario Fiorentino and urban healthcare and the linguistic structure of recipes in early modern Europe. For a list of speakers and paper titles, please visit our web site:

Venue: Osler-Mcgovern Centre, 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford

Contact: Elaine Leong [email protected] Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 45-47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE 01865 274613