Spring 2015

SPRING 2015 SCHEDULE

**all sessions meet from 6-8pm in Science Center 469; dinner is served**

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Ben Goossen (Harvard History), “Mennonite Bodies and Racial Hygiene in the Third Reich.”

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Anouska Bhattacharyya (Harvard History of Science), “Native Prints, Working Bodies: The Development of Early Fingerprinting in Late Nineteenth-Century India.”

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Margaret Czerwienski (Harvard Anthropology), “The Value of Life Itself: DALYs, Global Capital, and the Moral Economy of ‘Health as a Human Right.’”

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Rosanna Dent (History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania), “Training the Researcher: Xavante Subjects and the Human Sciences in Brazil.”

MONDAY, MARCH 2

Join us for a special workshop highlighting newly-opened collections at the Center for the History of Medicine and the Warren Anatomical Museum.

MONDAY, MARCH 9

Allan Brandt (Harvard History of Science & Harvard Medical School), “‘The Fire Next Time’: A Historian of Medicine Observes the Emergence of the Ebola Epidemic.”

**TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 6-8pm, SC469 [Co-sponsored with Early Sciences Working Group]

Theresa Smith (Harvard Library), "Economy and Extravagance: Sixteenth-Century Anatomical Prints with Moveable Flaps"

MONDAY, MARCH 23

Janet Browne (Harvard History of Science), “The History of Charles Darwin’s Diseases.”

MONDAY, MARCH 30

Mary Carpenter (Queen’s University, Emerita), “A Case for History? Margaret Mathewson’s ‘Sketch of Eight Months a Patient in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, A.D. 1877.’”

MONDAY, APRIL 6

Miriam Rich (Harvard History of Science), “Monstrous Childbirth: Concepts of Race and Defective Reproduction in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Science and Law.”

MONDAY, APRIL 13

Frank Blibo (Harvard History of Science), “Improvising Open-Heart Surgery in In/dependent West Africa, 1964 to recent times.”

MONDAY, APRIL 27

Angel Rodriguez (Harvard History of Science), “Infectious Imperialism: Science, Syphilis, and Society in Central America."

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