The Unit library will be closed on Wednesday, 2nd October this week, and open 2.15-5pm as usual on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
The line up for the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine Michaelmas Term Seminar Series has been announced.
The seminars will be held on Mondays at 2.15pm at the Wellcome Unit Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE.
Coffee will be available from 2.00pm
Week 1 – 14 October
Laura Dawes, University of Cambridge
Childhood Obesity in America: Biography of an Epidemic
Week 2 – 21 October
Rebecca Earle, University of Warwick
Casta Paintings and the Colonial Body: Embodying Race in Spanish America
Week 3 – 28 October
Claire Jones, University of Leeds
Selling Medicine to Professionals, Professionals Selling Medicine: Examining the Relationship between Market and Medic in Late-Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth-century Britain
Week 4 – 4 November
Clare Griffin, University of Cambridge
The Russian State and the Early Modern Drug Trade
Week 5 – 11 November
Seth LeJacq, Johns Hopkins University
Reading the Sodomitical Body: Medical and Lay Body Evidence in English Homosexual Sex Crimes Trials, 1700-1850
Week 6 – 18 November
Roderick Bailey, University of Oxford
“My Oath! My Oath! I can’t do that kind of thing!” – Doctors and the Special Operations Executive: A Case Study of Medicine and Clandestine Warfare
Week 7 – 25 November
Sophie Vasset, Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7
Queen Anne’s Seventeen Pregnancies and her Treatment for Barrenness
Week 8 – 2 December
Vanessa Grotti, University of Oxford
Sociality and Healing within the Medical Missions among the Trio of Suriname and Brazil, 1959-1980
Our email address, email@example.com is working again after a brief period of downtime earlier this week.
You can book an appointment to visit the Library by emailing us.
You can also email us for assistance finding material in our Library and in other libraries in Oxford. The Bodleian Libraries have a rich collection of primary and secondary sources in the history of medicine and science. For more information on the collections you can read our online guide to sources. You can also find out more about the collections in the Wellcome Unit Library on our website.
We bookmark free online resources for the history of science and medicine on Delicious.
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Note: 26 September 2013 – our email address is working again.