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Seminar programme 2002 - 2003

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

Warwick Seminar Series in the Social History of Medicine 2002-3

'MEDICINE AND THE PEOPLE'
Sponsored by the Wellcome Trust

All seminars take place at 5.00 - c.6.30pm in H402 unless otherwise stated

Spring Term 2003

Week 1: Thursday 9 January
Nick Crossley (University of Manchester)

'Mental Health Movements in Britain since the 1950s'

Week 3: Thursday 23 January
Gillian Hundt (University of Warwick)

'Healers, Prophets and Doctors: Continuity and Change in Southern Africa'

Week 5: Thursday 6 February
Laura Gowing (Kings College London)

'Body Talk in Seventeenth-Century England'

Week 7: Thursday 20 February
Jonathon Gabbe (Royal Holloway)

'The End of the Golden Age of Doctoring? Violence against General Practitioners'

Week 9: Thursday 6 March
Hal Cook (Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine,London)

'Learning from Asians: Physicians in Service to the Dutch East India Company'

For those who would like to be added to the mailing list or for more information please contact Mathew Thomson (History), Ext. 24725, M.Thomson@warwick.ac.uk or Gillian Bendelow (Sociology), Ext. 24992, G.A.Bendelow@warwick.ac.uk


Autumn Term 2002

Week 3: Thursday 17 October
5pm in the Modern Records Centre. A reception will follow.
David Morley (University of Warwick)
'On Editing "The Gift: New Writing for the NHS"'

Week 4: Thursday 24 October
David Hardiman (University of Warwick)
'Christian Therapy and the Adivasis of Western India, 1880-1930'

Week 7: Thursday 14th November
Louise Gray (University of East Anglia)

'Whose Responsibility? Welfare Provision and the Chronically Sick in Early Modern Germany'

Week 9: Thursday 28 November
Simon Williams (University of Warwick)

'Sleep and Health: Sociological Reflections on the Dormant Society'

For those who would like to be added to the mailing list or for more information, please contact Mathew Thomson (History), Ext. 24725, M.Thomson@warwick.ac.uk or Gillian Bendelow (Sociology), Ext. 24992, G.A.Bendelow@warwick.ac.uk


Christmas partyAdditional Seminar and Christmas Drinks: Thursday 12 December 2002

Warwick Seminar Series in the Social History of Medicine and History of Medicine Reading Lunch

We will be holding an additional seminar on the morning of Thursday 12 December when we will have two visiting speakers from North America

Room H402 Humanities Building

10.30am Dr James Moran (University of Prince Edward Island)
'"On the Wing": Community Responses to Madness in Nineteenth-Century New Jersey'

11.30am Dr Paula Viterbo (George Washington University)
'I Got Rhythm: Gershwin and Birth Control in the 1930s'

We are holding the double bill seminar in the morning to be followed by Christmas drinks and a buffet lunch. All are welcome.

Please contact Mathew Thomson (M.Thomson@warwick.ac.uk); Colin Jones (Colin.Jones@warwick.ac.uk); Hilary Marland (Hilary.Marland@warwick.ac.uk) or Daniel O'Connor (reading_lunch@hotmail.com) for further details.