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Seminar programme 2001 - 2002

CENTRE FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE and CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN HEALTH, MEDICINE AND SOCIETY

Warwick Seminar Series in the Social History of Medicine 2001-2

'NARRATIVES OF ILLNESS'
Sponsored by the Wellcome Trust

Autumn Term 2001

10 October (Week 2)
Carolyn Steedman (Dept. of History, Warwick)
'Dust: History, Narrative and Anthrax'

17 October (Week 3)
James Moore (Open University)
'Seedlings, Chicks and Children: A Darwinian Pedigree for Eugenics'

31 October (Week 5)
Mick Worboys (Sheffield Hallam)
'Gonorrhoea and Gender in Britain, 1860-1920: Bacteriologists, Gynaecologists and Suffragists'

14 November (Week 7)
Vieda Skultans (Bristol)
'Discourses of Silence: The Suppression of Narrative in Latvian Psychiatric Consultations'

5 December (Week 10)
Mike Bury (Royal Holloway)
'Illness Narratives: A Framework and Critique'

Spring Term 2002

9 January (Week 1)
Loredana Polezzi (Dept. of Italian, Warwick)
'Italian Medical Men: Uses and Abuses of "Medicine" in Italian Travel Writing about Africa'

23 January (Week 3)
Ivan Crozier (Wellcome Centre, UCL London)
'Thinking about Sex: The Uses of Medical Case Histories'

20 February (Week 7)
Marsha Henry (UBC, Vancouver)
'Immigration and Health in Canadian Public and Institutional Narratives'

6 March (Week 9)
Peter Barham (Wellcome Centre, UCL London)
'Psychiatric Narratives of the Great War 1914-1990'

Summer Term 2002

24 April (Week 1)
Claudia Stein (Dept. of History, Warwick)
'Hungry Beast and Nasty Weed': Metaphors of the French Disease in the Sixteenth Century'

8 May (Week 3)
Lindsay Prior (University of Wales, Cardiff)
'Narratives of Suffering: The Nature of CFS/ME'