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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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LA MEDICINA NEL BASSO MEDIOEVO TRADIZIONE E CONFLITTI

Cinquantacinquesimo Convegno storico internazionale LA MEDICINA NEL BASSO MEDIOEVO TRADIZIONE E CONFLITTI TODI, 14 – 16 OTTOBRE 2018   CENTRO ITALIANO DI STUDI SUL BASSO MEDIOEVO ACCADEMIA TUDERTINA TODI CENTRO DI STUDI SULLA SPIRITUALITÀ MEDIEVALE DELL’UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI PERUGIA Fondazione Centro … Continue reading

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New Horizons in Premodern Public Health: A Workshop with Carole Rawcliffe

Thursday 7 June, 15.30-18.00  Potgieterzaal | UB, Singel 425, Amsterdam   This workshop offers an interdisciplinary exchange between several experts in premodern public health. Carole Rawcliffe, author of Urban Bodies: Communal Health in Late Medieval English Towns and Cities (2013), one of … Continue reading

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Premodern Public Health: Lecture Now Online

A video recording of Guy Geltner’s lecture in Monash University “Premodern Public Health: The End of an Oxymoron” is available online: https://arts.monash.edu/news/premodern-public-health-lecture

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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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