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Online Seminar: The Dynamics of Healthscaping

Friday, 31 July 2020, 16:00 – 17:00 (CEST) Urban History summer seminar’s third paper in this series comes from the winners of Urban History‘s Dyos Prize for 2020, Dr. Taylor Zaneri and Professor Guy Geltner. This paper traces how urban … Continue reading

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The Testimony of History: To Live and Overcome the Epidemic in the Present

International Symposium (online) 18-19 June, 17:30-19:00 (Lisbon time) This seminar aims to be a space for knowledge sharing on the theme of epidemics, in different geographical contexts, national and foreign, limited to the Middle and Early Modern Ages, seeking to … Continue reading

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The Silk Roads as a Model for Exploring Eurasian Transmissions of Medical Knowledge: Online Workshop

Online Workshop with Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim Thursday, 28 May 2020, 15:00-17:00 (CEST) How can we begin to think about transmissions of medical knowledge in medieval Eurasia? What type of work can be done in order to engage with this question? Can … Continue reading

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“Rural Policing in Trecento Piedmont: A Forgotten Urban Gaze and Its Obstruction”

Thursday 23 April 2020, 08:00 CET Seminar on Zoom Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program seminar Professor Guy Geltner Professor of Medieval History Monash University Hinterlands’ role in the growth of cities emerges from a unique metabolic perspective and with … Continue reading

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Salutaria! Perspectives on Health and Wellbeing in Medieval and Early Modern History

Friday, 24 April 2020, 09:00-17:00 Monash Club, 32 Exhibition Walk, Monash University, Clayton Campus The preservation of health and the pursuit of wellness were major preoccupations during the Medieval and Renaissance period. This was not limited to just the body … Continue reading

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Symposium on Paleopathology, Disability, and Care

The next Paleopathology Association European Meeting will be held in the city of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania. The central theme for the conference will be “Paleopathology and its impact on medicine and society” and will focus on the importance of … Continue reading

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Medicine in the Medieval North Atlantic World

Maynooth University, Ireland 19–21 March 2020 This interdisciplinary conference explores the reception and transmission of medical knowledge between and across England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Scandinavia during the medieval period, and will draw on history, literature, philosophy, science, religion, art, … Continue reading

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‘Public Health’ in the Middle Ages: Healthscaping Urban Europe

Bijeenkomst van de werkgroep ‘History, Health and Healing’ vrijdag 7 februari 2020, 13.00-18.00 uur Universiteitsbibliotheek locatie Uithof, Heidelberglaan 3, Utrecht (Boothzaal) Tijdens deze bijeenkomst van de werkgroep HHH presenteren leden van de onderzoeksgroep ‘Healthscaping Urban Europe’ hun onderzoek. Na een … Continue reading

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Early Public Health Wikithon

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 15:30 CET Bushuis room F2.08B (Kloveniersburgwal 48 Amsterdam) Facilitated by Guy Geltner (UvA) and Alice White (Wellcome Trust) We invite you all to join the Premodern Healthscaping team to make a focused intervention on Public Health … Continue reading

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Representations of Circulation and Flow in Eleventh-Century Urban China – A Workshop with Christian de Pee

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 15:00-17:00. Oost-Indisch Huis, D2.04 (Kloveniersburgwal 48, Amsterdam) This workshop is dedicated to discussing Christian de Pee’s recent work on representations of circulation and flow in eleventh-century urban China, as part of his current book project Losing … Continue reading

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