Upcoming Events

FALL 2014 SCHEDULE

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

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Annual "state of the field" discussion with faculty panelists Evelynn Hammonds (History of Science/African American Studies); Sarah Richardson (History of Science/Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality); and Charles Rosenberg (History of Science). 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Jacob Moses (Harvard History of Science), “Toward an Understanding of Medical Remorse: The Birth and Death of the Gender Identity Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1965-1979”

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Erez Manela (Harvard History), “The Global Eradication of Smallpox: Collaboration amid Conflict in the Cold War Era”

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Irene Bosch (MIT/Mount Sinai School of Medicine), “Louis Daniel Beauperthuy: Reflections on the Causation and Transmission of Tropical Diseases, 1838-1871”

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6

Oral History & The History of Medicine: Reflections on “Strong Medicine: The Healing Response to the 2013 Marathon Bombing” (with Countway’s Center for the History of Medicine).

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20

Lisa Haushofer (Harvard History of Science), “‘Benger is Good Stuff': Medicinal Foods, Medicine, and Consumption.”

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27

Special research skills workshop: using legal documents as primary sources in the history of medicine.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Zujaja Tauqeer (Oxford University/Harvard Medical School), “Medical Intervention and Political Autonomy on British India’s Hostile Afghan Border”

**TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, SCI 252  (please note special date & place)

David Arnold (Warwick University), “Where does the History of ‘Global Health’ Leave us?”

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Frank Blibo (Harvard History of Science), “Improvising Cardiac Care in an Emerging Cardiovascular West Africa, 1940-recent times: An Anthropological History”

 

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