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Durham University

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Previous Events

New Research in the History of Medicine - Workshop

21st June 2016, 11:30 to 15:30, Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham University, Durham

The event is organised by the Centre for the History of Medicine & Disease (CHMD) and the Department of Philosophy, and sponsored by a grant of the Wolfson Research Institute.

For catering purposes (free buffet lunch), please confirm your attendance to Amber Lee (

Tuesday, 21 JUNE 2016, 11.30 am - 3.30 pm, Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham.

Programme and Timings

11:30 Get together and Buffet Lunch
12:05 Welcome (Holger Maehle)

Session 1

Chair Matthew Eddy
12:10 Cathy McClive: Epistolary Midwifery: Mme Baudoin's letter on the art of child birth to Dr Noel Vallant, 1671
12:55 Lutz Sauerteig: Sex Education in Germany, 1900 - 1980
13:40 - 14:00 Break
Session 2
Chair David Knight
14:00 Cheryl Lancaster: Are Stem cells entities? A view from history
14:45 Holger Maehle: A Dangerous Method? The German Discourse on Hypnotic Suggestion Therapy around 1900
15:00 End

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