History of Medicine

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”

2015 Nov 03

Seminar: Theodore Porter

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Science Center 469

Title: "Data, Madness, and Heredity in Germany, 1900-1920"

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