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Public Lecture – “Premodern Public Health: The End of an Oxymoron?”

  Wednesday 18 April, 2018 at Monash University, Australia. For more information, please contact Jocelyne Mohamudally
 (Email: jocelyne.mohamudally@monash.edu), or visit: https://arts.monash.edu/about/sophis.

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History Research Seminar: “In the Camp and on the March: How Armies Shaped Public Health History in the Premodern World”

“In the Camp and on the March: How Armies Shaped Public Health History in the Premodern World” Guy Geltner (UvA) 8 March 2018, 15:00–17:00 – VOC-zaal, Bushuis Public health is widely viewed as a modern pursuit, enabled especially by the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference – Representing Infirmity: Diseased Bodies in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy, Monash University, 13-15 December 2017

This conference represents the first analysis of how diseased bodies were represented in Italy during the ‘long Renaissance’, from the early 1400s through ca. 1650. Many individual studies by historians of art and medicine address specific aspects of this subject, … Continue reading

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CfP to a session/s on “Premodern Public Health: Comparing Cities, 1250-1750”

We are delighted that a session we proposed for the European Association for Urban History Conference (Rome 29/8-1/9/2018) has been accepted. You can apply to submit papers for this session until 5/10/2017 (note the very early deadline). See the full … Continue reading

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