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Seminar Series in the History of Medicine


All seminars will take place at 5pm, Room R0.14 in the Ramphal Building (Refreshments will be provided)
Convenor: for 2013-2014 Dr Roberta Bivins Enquiries: Hist dot Med at warwick dot ac dot uk

(Please be aware that R0.14 is in use up to 5pm; we will start seminars as soon as possible after that)

2013-2014 - Seminars
Summer Term 2014

29 April 2014 (Week 2) 5.30pm Please note the later start time for this seminar

 medical treatment in Thai border camp
Professor Bertrand Taithe (University of Manchester)
'Prolonged emergencies and the development of humanitarian epistemic communities: the Thai border camps, c. 1976-1996'

Seminar abstract and poster(Word Document) 

Photo: Malteser International

Wednesday 4th June 2014 Humanities building Room H4.54, 5-7pm

Please note different location for this event.

A joint session led by colleagues in IAS and the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, and acting as a 'fringe' event for CHM's Situating Medicine: New Directions Conference which starts the following day.

‘Early Modern Melancholy’

Femke Molekamp (Warwick) on ‘Therapies for Melancholy in the Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple (1652-4)’ and Dr Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute) on ‘The Melancholy Jakes: Interiority and Identity in Early Modern Casebooks and Playbooks’. (Joint with Early Modern Seminar).

There are no further seminars this term because of proximity to CHM's Situating Medicine: New Directions Conference and to the 'Health and Human Rights in a Global Perspective' day conference. Details of these here.



For previous seminars please see our Archive

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