Upcoming Events


all sessions held in Science Center Room 469 unless otherwise noted

Monday, September 16, 6-8pm

The State of the Field of the History of Medicine: a discussion with faculty panelists Allan Brandt, Anne Harrington, David Jones, Chin Jou, Aaron Mauck, and Charles Rosenberg

Monday, September 23, 6-8pm

Nadav Davidovitch (Ben Gurion University of the Negev), “The Shadow of the Holocaust on Bioethics: A Comparative Study of Israel and Germany”

Monday, September 30, 6-8pm

Matthew Klingle (Bowdoin College), “A Disease of Civilization? Diabetes, Race, and the Changing Nature of American Health”

Monday, October 7, 6-8pm

David S. Jones (Harvard), "Dr. White Goes to Delhi: Race, Nationalism, and Heart Disease in India, 1947-1966"

Monday, October 21, 6-8pm

Kristen Keerma Friedman (Harvard), “A Civil Well-bred Somnambulist: Jane C. Rider and the Desecularization of Somnambulism”

Saturday, October 26, 12-2pm

Special Graduate Student Lunch Event with Countway’s Center for the History of Medicine (part of the Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine; held at the Barker Center)

Monday, October 28, 6-8pm

Research Skills Workshop with archivists from Countway’s Center for the History of Medicine

Monday, November 4, 6-8pm

Novina Goehlsdorf (Humboldt University of Berlin), “‘Total Stangers’? Representations of 'the Autistic' in Science and Literature” 

Monday, November 11, 6-8pm

Claire Edington (Harvard), “Mental Illness as a Legal Category in French Indochina" [preliminary title]

Monday, November 18, 6-8pm

He Bian, Lisa Haushofer, Miriam Rich (Harvard), History of Science Society Meeting Practice Talks

Monday, December 2, 6-8pm

Yazan Abu Ghazal (Ecole normale supérieure), “Perspectivity in Psychiatric Research: the Psychopathology of Schizophrenia in Postwar Germany” [preliminary title]


View last year's program here:

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