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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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Policing the Urban Environment in Premodern Europe; Symposium and Book Launch

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 14:00-17:00 Bushuis, F2.08B (Kloveniersburgwal 48, Amsterdam) You are warmly invited to attend the symposium and book launch of Policing the Urban Environment in Premodern Europe, edited by Carole Rawcliffe and Claire Weeda.   Program Symposium 14.00-14.40| … Continue reading

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Premodern Healthscaping in China

Guy Geltner and Taylor Zaneri will present their paper Mapping Health in Medieval Bologna: A Geospatial and Environmental Approach in Renmin University of China (Beijing) during a two-day conference titled The Nature of Health, the Health of Nature: Perspectives from History and … Continue reading

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Water, Urban Space and Environment 1200-1700: Workshop with Chloe Deligne

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 10:00-12:00 Oudemanhuispoort (Oudemanhuispoort 4-6), Room C1.23 As part of the ERC Healthscaping workshop series, Chloe Deligne will host a workshop on water, urban space and environment 1200-1700, with a specific focus on the Low Countries and … Continue reading

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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: Public Lecture by 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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