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“Models of Balance and Their Role in the Formation of Ideas, 1250-1375” – Public Lecture by Joel Kaye

03 April 2019, 16:00-18:00. University Library (Singel 425), Doelenzaal. Joel Kaye’s presentation centers on the changing ways that balance has been modeled over historical time and the profound impact these changing models exercise in the realm of ideas.  In the … Continue reading

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Medical History and Legal Systems: A Workshop with Sara Butler

Monday, 28 January, 17:00-20:00 Belle van Zuylenzaal, University Library (Singel 425) This workshop will explore the links between medical knowledge and judicial systems in late medieval Europe. Abstract: Common law was an all-male system, with one glaring exception: juries of … Continue reading

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Science and Medicine in the Insular Middle Ages

Queen’s University Belfast 7th December 2018 This one-day symposium focuses on the reception, transmission and translation of scientific and medical knowledge in the Insular Middle Ages. The papers presented overview a variety of subjects: Old and Middle English, Old and Middle Irish, Latin, Old Norse, Medieval Welsh, … Continue reading

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Preserving the Past in 3D. Application of GIS and Photogrammetry to Human Burials

Presentation and Workshop with Francesco Coschino and Taylor Zaneri Thursday, 13 December, 17:00-20:00 Oudemanhuispoort (Oudemanhuispoort 4-6), Room C1.23 This workshop presents preliminary results of an urban health analysis of medieval Bologna, as part of the Healthscaping Urban Europe project; this … Continue reading

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The Path to Pistoia: An Infrastructural Approach to Urban Hygiene before The Black Death

02 November 2018, 16:00. Bushuis (Kloveniersburgwal 48), room E1.02. In the second seminar of UvA Medieval Historians, Guy Geltner will discuss his new artile “The Path to Pistoia: An Infrastructural Approach to Urban Hygiene before The Black Death”.

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Lecture and Masterclass with Monica H. Green

Lecture Monica Green, Arizona State University, 13 November 2018 in Utrecht On November 13th, Monica Green will give a lecture: A New Story of the Black Death: The Latest Work on the Science and History of the World’s Largest Pandemic Our understanding of the … Continue reading

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Lecture and Masterclass with Monica H. Green on Black Death

Lecture Monica Green, Arizona State University, 13 November 2018 in Utrecht A New Story of the Black Death: The Latest Work on the Science and History of the World’s Largest Pandemic Our understanding of the Black Death, the plague pandemic … Continue reading

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New Horizons in Premodern Public Health: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Kathleen Davis

Thursday, 4 October, 13:00-16:00 Potgieterzaal, University Library (Singel 425) During this workshop, members of the research team, in dialogue with Kathleen Davis, discuss various aspects of the Premodern Healthscaping research project. Kathleen Davis is Professor of English and Medieval Studies at the … Continue reading

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“From Periodization to the Autoimmune Secular State” – Kathleen Davis

Public lecture, organised by Premodern Healthscaping Research Project and Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis. 03 October 2018, 16:00-18:00. Bushuis (Kloveniersburgwal 48), VOC room. My main concern in this talk is the fundamental but often unrecognized work (political, legal, historical) that is … Continue reading

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Premodern Healthscaping in European Association for Urban History Conference 2018

Premodern Public Health: Comparing Cities 1250-1750 Thursday 30th August 2018 Room 22 09:00-10:30, 11:00-12:30 Address: Department of Business Studies – Roma Tre University, Via Silvio d’Amico 77 – 00145 Roma. This session aims to bring together scholars engaged in research … Continue reading

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