Trinity Term 2015 – Research Seminars in the History of Medicine, Oxford

H_ccf91f7a4aThe Trinity Term 2015 Seminar Series of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, is this year dedicated to ‘Medicine and Modern Warfare’ and has several topics that may interest the readers of h-madness.

Week 1 – 27 April
Ben Shephard, Bristol
‘Culture, politics or biology? How does American PTSD relate to European war trauma?’

Week 2 – 4 May
Bank Holiday – No Seminar

Week 3 – 11 May
Emily Mayhew, Imperial College London and Dafydd Edwards, Centre for Blast Injury Studies, Imperial College London
‘From the Western Front to Field Hospital Camp Bastion: How the foundations of military medicine in the 21st Century were laid in the Great War’

Week 4 – 18 May
Roderick Bailey, University of Oxford
‘Permanent make-up: Body modification and wartime disguise, 1939-45’

Week 5 – 25 May
Bank Holiday – No Seminar

Week 6 – 1 June
Ulf Schmidt, University of Kent
‘Secret science: A century of poison warfare and human experiments’

Week 7 – 8 June
Hazel Croft, Birkbeck, University of London
‘”It would frighten you to see the people sent to this place”: Why did the emotional and nervous states of women factory workers provoke such concern in Britain in the Second World War?’

Week 8 – 15 June
Sam Alberti, Royal College of Surgeons, London
‘Drawing bodies: British medical art in the early-twentieth century’

Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE

The seminars are held at on Mondays at 2.15pm
Coffee will be available from 2.00pm

For more information, click here.

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