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Approaches to the History of Medicine: Discussing Methodology

Workshop for postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers
19 January 2007
Organisers: Kat Foxhall and Lisa Grant

Individual sessions will be led by academics exploring current and developing methodologies in the history of medicine. All sessions will take the form of discussion sessions - suggested readings will be circulated in advance, and speakers will present for around 20-30 minutes, with 30-40 minutes for questions and discussion.

Programme

Morning Session
Professor David Arnold (Warwick)
Can Medicine (Still) Colonise Bodies?

Dr Jonathan Reinarz (Birmingham)
Putting Medicine in its Place

Afternoon Session
Dr Claudia Stein (Warwick)
How to Define Disease in the Past?

Dr Flurin Condrau (Manchester)
The Patient's Perspective

Report

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