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Seminar programme 2006 - 2007


Cultures and Practices of Health - Seminar Programme 2006-2007

Spring Term 2007

Wednesday, 24 January (week 3)
Kiheung Kim (Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London; Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL)
How Controversy Ends: Scrapie Research in the 1960s

Wednesday, 7 February (week 5)
Vicky Long (Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Warwick)
Taking Responsibility: Trade Unions and the Politics of Health and Work in Interwar Britain

Wednesday, 21 February (week 7)
Elaine Leong (Cambridge)
Cordial Waters, Copper Pots and Closets: Medicines in the Early Modern Household

Wednesday, 7 March (week 9)
Nick Hopwood (Department of the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge)
Constructing Identities for Embryologists and Embryos: A Sculptural Portrait from 1900

Autumn Term 2006

Wednesday, 18 October (week 3)
Hans Pols (Unit for History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney)
Psychology as Politics: Colonial Psychiatry and Indigenous Physicians in the Former Dutch East Indies 

Wednesday, 1 November (week 5)
Gauri Raje (Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Warwick)
The Modernising Bhagat: Adaptations to Traditional Healing Practices in Western India 

Wednesday, 15 November (week 7)
Hera Cook (Department of History, University of Birmingham)
The Expression of Emotion in Mid-Twentieth-Century England 

Wednesday, 29 November (week 9)
Simon Chaplin (Hunterian Museum, London)
“The Dead, Alive”: Death, Dissection and the Anatomy Museums of Eighteenth-Century London