Mary Fissell will be speaking on "Blood Will Out: Women, Kinship, and Popular Medicine, 1750-1860," on Wednesday March 12, 12:30-1:30pm, in 507 Cook Library, Towson University, Towson MD 21204.
We are delighted to announce that Professor Gianna Pomata has been awarded a three-year grant of $150,000 from the National Library of Medicine to write a book on the case history in pre-modern medicine.
On Saturday, March 15, Daniel P. Todes will present a paper entitled "Encounters with The Prophet: Ivan Pavlov, Serafima Karchevskaia and 'Our Dostoevsky'" at a conference at Brown University on Dostoevsky: Science, Philosophy, Religion. The conference is Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16, 2014.
Graham Mooney's paper, 'The material consumptive: domesticating the tuberculosis patient in Edwardian England', has been Highly Commended by the judging panel of Journal of Historical Geography Prize for 2014, which recognizes the most significant, original and high-quality articles published in the journal in the previous year. Graham's paper is freely avail
The Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology will hold its 49th meeting on April 4-5, 2014, at the Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus in Baltimore, Maryland.
Jeremy Greene will be talking at the University of Tokyo on the subject of "Pharmaceutical Marketing in Historical Perspective" at 6pm on Thursday 15 January.
"Galen on Untaught Nature"
The First Joan and Menelaos A. Aliapoulious, M.D. Hellenism Lecture
Brooke Holmes (Princeton University)
5pm Mountcastle Auditorium
Reception to follow at 6pm in the Institute of the History of Medicine, 3rd Floor, Welch Medical Library
"Heredity and the Study of Human Populations after 1945"
Soraya De Chadarevan (University of California, Los Angeles)
Department of the History of Medicine Seminar Room, 3rd Floor Welch Medical Library, East Baltimore Campus
"State Secrets for the Public Sphere: The Practice of Geography and the Circulation of Political Information in Enlightenment Europe"
Barbara Naddeo (The City College of New York, CUNY)
Department of the History of Science & Technology
300 Gilman Hall, Homewood Campus