CENTRE FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE and CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN HEALTH, MEDICINE AND SOCIETY
Warwick Seminar Series in the Social History of Medicine 2001-2
'NARRATIVES OF ILLNESS'
Sponsored by the Wellcome Trust
Autumn Term 2001
10 October (Week 2)
Carolyn Steedman (Dept. of History, Warwick)
'Dust: History, Narrative and Anthrax'
17 October (Week 3)
James Moore (Open University)
'Seedlings, Chicks and Children: A Darwinian Pedigree for Eugenics'
31 October (Week 5)
Mick Worboys (Sheffield Hallam)
'Gonorrhoea and Gender in Britain, 1860-1920: Bacteriologists, Gynaecologists and Suffragists'
14 November (Week 7)
Vieda Skultans (Bristol)
'Discourses of Silence: The Suppression of Narrative in Latvian Psychiatric Consultations'
5 December (Week 10)
Mike Bury (Royal Holloway)
'Illness Narratives: A Framework and Critique'
Spring Term 2002
9 January (Week 1)
Loredana Polezzi (Dept. of Italian, Warwick)
'Italian Medical Men: Uses and Abuses of "Medicine" in Italian Travel Writing about Africa'
23 January (Week 3)
Ivan Crozier (Wellcome Centre, UCL London)
'Thinking about Sex: The Uses of Medical Case Histories'
20 February (Week 7)
Marsha Henry (UBC, Vancouver)
'Immigration and Health in Canadian Public and Institutional Narratives'
6 March (Week 9)
Peter Barham (Wellcome Centre, UCL London)
'Psychiatric Narratives of the Great War 1914-1990'
Summer Term 2002
24 April (Week 1)
Claudia Stein (Dept. of History, Warwick)
'Hungry Beast and Nasty Weed': Metaphors of the French Disease in the Sixteenth Century'
8 May (Week 3)
Lindsay Prior (University of Wales, Cardiff)
'Narratives of Suffering: The Nature of CFS/ME'