Gianna Pomata will be presenting a paper "The Medical Case Across Cultures: Comparing the European Observatio and the Chinese Yi" at the conference Norms and Exceptions: A Comparative Approach to Casuistry, Florence, 11-13 December 2014. The conference is organized by the Scuola Normale Superiore and sponsored by the Balzan Foundation.
Grad student Eli Anders writes about his dissertation research on convalescent homes and the practices of convalescence in nineteeth- and twentieth-century England in the Place/Space section of the Remedia network blog.
Graham Mooney recently moderated a panel discussion in the Bloomberg School of Public Health about the contentious history of Johns Hopkins and the East Baltimore community. You can watch a video of the event here.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Johns Hopkins University Press present Pathologist of the Mind: Adolf Meyer and the Origins of American Psychiatry (JHU Press, 2014) by Susan D. Lamb, a graduate of the Department of the History of Medicine.
Come join us to celebrate the publication with a reception, book signing, and panel discussion with author Susan D. Lamb, Paul McHugh, Phillip Slavney, Ray DePaulo, Meg Chisolm, and Frank Mondimore.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
On October, 6 at 3-4.30pm Marta Hanson will discuss her research on Chinese arts of memory in medicine and astrology at a History and Sociology of Science Workshop on "What students of 20th-century science can learn from the study of ancient China" with Nathan Sivin.