Location: The MIT Compton Gallery

6pm-8pm Reception and Keynote, with light dinner served

Keynote speaker: Professor Hisa Kuriyama, on Presentation

Poster gallery: Featuring graduate student work


Location: The Harvard Barker Center, Thompson Room

08:30 - 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 - 10:20 Panel 1 [PRIME SOURCES] Moderator: Lucas Mueller, MIT HASTS

Lukas Engelmann “The Visual History of AIDS in Medical Atlases”

Javier Fernandez Galeano “Homosexual and Psychopathic: Psychological Testing in the Trials of Argentinean Soldiers’ Dishonest Acts”

Yonina R. Murciano-Goroff “American Investment in Cold War Era International Cancer Collaboration”

Coffee Break – 10 minutes

10:30 - 11:50 Panel 2 [INTERDISCIPLINARY LENSES] Moderator: Anouska Bhattacharyya, Harvard HxSci

Burcak Ozludil Altin “Constructing Spaces of Madness: Istanbul, 1870-1930”

Eram Alam “Doctors with Borders: The Arrival of Foreign Medical Graduates, 1966-1975”

Katherine van Schaik “How sick were they? Modern medical comorbidity index to assess disease load in the past”

11:50 - 12:20 Break/Lunch 
12:20 - 01:20 : Working Lunch

On new archival sources and methods in Harvard's collections, with the History of Medicine Working Group and the Countway Library of Medicine -- with Scott Podolsky

01:20-01:30 Break

01:30 - 02:50 Panel 3 [CURRENCY] Moderator: Funke Sangodeyi, Harvard HxSci

Monique Dufour "The Embodied Reader: Bibliotherapy and the Clinical Study of Literature as Medicine, 1940-1960"

Antoine Lentacker “Saving Appearances: Controlling Claims about Drugs Before the Era of Clinical Trials (France and Austria, 1900-1940)”

Matthew J. Hoffarth “The Psychology of Risk Interventions: Physician Burnout and the Maslach Burnout Inventory”

Coffee Break – 10 minutes

03:00 - 04:20 Panel 4 [MATTERS OF MATERIALITY and EMBODIMENT] Moderator: He Bian, Harvard HxSci

Lan Angela Li "Embodying and Producing Medical Paradox: The Personal Encounter of Lu Gwei-djen (1904-1991)”

Adrienne Albright “Making Medicine: Producing and Practicing Medieval Astrological Medicine with the Folded Almanac Wellcome MS 40”

Kristen Ann Ehrenberger “From the Sub-Individual to the Super-Social: A Telescopic Perspective Connected the Eating and Drinking Members of the German Reich”

Coffee Break – 10 minutes

04:30 - 05:30 Faculty Panel: Innovating the History of Medicine

With Allan Brandt, Anne Harrington, David Jones and Charles Rosenberg, in discussion with conference attendees

05:30 - 06:30 Cocktails