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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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Call for Papers: Historical Questions – Zooarchaeological Answers

Historical Zooarchaeology: New Perspectives on Combining History, Archaeology, and Zooarchaeology Thursday, December 12,  09:30–17:30. University of Amsterdam. This is the second joint workshop co-organized by the University of Amsterdam and the University of Groningen exploring new developments in method and … Continue reading

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Marking and Badges: Exploring Premodern Schools, Discipline and Communal Health from a Global Perspective

A Report by Claire Weeda In June 2019, I hesitantly fastened my conference badge to my blouse in attendance of the conference ‘The Pursuit of Global Urban History’ in Leicester. How to address global commensurability, the impress of environment and … Continue reading

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The MedHeal Seminar 2019: Public Health Development and Social Practice Patterns

Friday, September 20,  09:00–16:00. Trondheim, University Museum (Vitenskapsmuseet), Schøning House, 2nd floor, meeting room Hugin. Programme: 9.00-915: Axel Christophersen: Welcome, introduction to the MH seminar 2019: Task and expectations. A. Short reports from WP 1: Nutrition and environment 9.15 – 9.45: … Continue reading

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The Kiln, the Alembic, and the Clockwork: Inside the CSMBR Summer School

A Report by Lola Digard The Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in the Renaissance (CSMBR) is an international institute of advanced studies belonging to the Fondazione Comel. Between the 29th and the 31st of March, the … Continue reading

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Turning Global with Public Health: How to Move Beyond Networks of Prophylactic Knowledge and Communities of Practice in Preindustrial Europe

Premodern Healthscaping will present recent developments in health history during The Pursuit of Global Urban History conference at University of Leicester. Chair: Janna Coomans, University of Amsterdam Organizers: Guy Geltner and Janna Coomans, University of Amsterdam Panel: Geneviève Dumas, University of … Continue reading

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