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History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar: Prof. Volker Scheid

14 January 2014

‘Symptoms, Patterns, Constellations: Divergent Genealogies of the Emergent Interface Between Systems Biology and Chinese Medicine’.
21 January 2014, 6pm for 6.15. Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, NW1 2BE (map).

Volker Scheid is Professor of East Asian Medicines at the School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster.

This event is part of the 2013-14 History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar series, organised by a group of historians of medicine based at London universities and hosted by the Wellcome Library.

PROGRAMME FOR JANUARY-MARCH 2014

21 January, Volker Scheid (University of Westminster) ‘Symptoms, Patterns, Constellations: Divergent Genealogies of the Emergent Interface Between Systems Biology and Chinese Medicine’

4 February, Patrick Wallis (LSE) ‘The Transformation of Medicine in Early Modern Britain’

18 February, Anthony Cerulli (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) ‘Trouble with the Classics: Education Reform and the Cultivation of a Premodern Medical Tradition in Modern India’

4 March, Maria-Pia Donato (Università di Cagliari) ‘Ethics and etiquette at the deathbed in early modern medicine: a second look’

All the seminars take place in the Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, NW1 2BE (map) – just round the corner from UCL.
Doors open at 6pm prompt; seminars start at 6.15pm.

The seminars focus on pre-modern medicine, which is taken to cover European and non-European history before the 20th century (antiquity, medieval and early modern history, some elements of 19th-century medicine).

Organising Committee: Elma Brenner (Wellcome Library), Michael Brown (Roehampton), Elena Carrera (QMUL), Sandra Cavallo (RHUL), John Henderson (BirkbeckUL), Colin Jones (QMUL), William MacLehose (UCL, convenor), Anna Maerker (KCL), Christelle Rabier (LSE), Patrick Wallis (LSE), Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim (Goldsmiths).

Enquiries to Ross MacFarlane (Wellcome Library: R.MacFarlane@wellcome.ac.uk) or Dr Bill Maclehose (UCL: w.maclehose@ucl.ac.uk).
For more details, see: http://blog.wellcomelibrary.org/2014/01/history-of-pre-modern-medicine-seminar-series-january-march-2014/.

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