History of Medicine

2016 Sep 20

Center for the History of Medicine Lecture: Sabine Hildebrandt

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Countway Library of Medicine, Minot Room, 5th Floor

Title: The Anatomy of Murder: Ethical Transgressions and Anatomical Science during the Third Reich
Sabine Hildebrandt, M.D.: Assistant Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School

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2015 Nov 30

HMWG: Michael Knipper

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SC469

Michael Knipper (Justus Liebig University and Harvard Medical School), “The Alma Ata Declaration of 1978 and the Human Right to Health: Towards an Historical Understanding of Primary Health Care”

2015 Nov 09

HMWG: John Gee

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SC469

John Gee (History), “Applied Anthropology and Cultural Preservation: U.S.–Mexico Connections”

2015 Nov 02

HMWG: Lucas Müller

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SC469

Lucas Müller (HASTS Program, MIT), “Breaking the Toxic Mold: Aflatoxin and the Making of Cancer Research in the Postcolonial World, 1960–2015”

2015 Oct 26

HMWG: Diane Paul

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SC469

Diane Paul (University of Massachusetts Boston and Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology), “Truby King, Infant Welfare, and the Boundaries of Eugenics”

2015 Oct 19

HMWG: James T. Downs

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SC469

James T. Downs (Visiting Fellow in Medical Anthropology and The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History) “The Coefficient in Epidemiology: The International Cholera Epidemics and the American Civil War”

2015 Oct 05

HMWG: Frank Blibo

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SC469

Frank Blibo (History of Science), “The ‘New’ Scientific Racism and the Misjudgment of Man: Rationalizing Human Difference in a (Post)-Genomic Age”

2015 Sep 28

HMWG: Nils Hansson (University of Cologne)

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SC469

Nils Hansson (University of Cologne), “Enacting Excellency: Awarding Nobel Prizes (or Not) to Surgeons in the Twentieth Century”

2015 Sep 21

HMWG: Colleen Lanier-Christensen

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

SC469

Colleen Lanier-Christensen (History of Science), “Managing a ‘Moon Shot’ for Cancer: Contract Research at the National Cancer Institute”

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