Hilary Term 2013 Seminar Series
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine,
Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE

The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 2.15pm
Coffee will be available from 2.00pm

‘Local and Global Perspectives in the History of Medicine’
Convener: Dr Sloan Mahone

Week 1 – 14 January
Chiara Beccalossi, Oxford Brookes University
Madness as a Magnifying Glass of the Normal: Italian Psychiatry and Sexuality, c. 1880-1910

Week 2 – 21 January
Julie Marfany, University of Oxford
What Role Did Hospitals Play in Eighteenth-century Southern Europe? A Catalan Case Study

Week 3 – 28 January
David Arnold, University of Warwick
Pollution and Public Health in Urban India, 1860-1984

Week 4 – 4 February
James Mills, University of Strathclyde
Globalising Ganja: The British Empire and the commodification of cannabis, c. 1860-1939

Week 5 – 11 February
Tania Woloshyn, University of Warwick
Soaking up the Rays: Visual and Material Cultures of British Light Therapeutics, c.1899-1938

Week 6 – 18 February
Julie Anderson, University of Kent
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon’s Scrapbook: Royalty, Hospitals and Spectacle in Britain in the First World War

Week 7 – 25 February
Sloan Mahone & Neil Carrier, University of Oxford
Mondo Medicine: On Jungle Doctors and the African Exploitation Film

Week 8 – 4 March
Naama Cohen-Hanegbi, University of Tel Aviv
Between Humors and Sins-treating Emotions in Late Medieval Medicine