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Hannah History of Medicine Speaker Series

The Hannah History of Medicine and Medical Humanities Speaker Series at McMaster University is made possible by an endowment from Associated Medical Services.

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Upcoming Events

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Date Location Speaker and Topic Flyer
Jan 11, 2017
3:00-5:00 pm
Health Sciences Centre Room 1A4 Dr. Geoffrey L. Hudson

Dr. Geoffrey L. Hudson, Associate Professor, Historian of Medicine, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Mutiny and the Disabled in the 18th-Century Royal Greenwich Hospital

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Jan 18, 2017
3:00-5:00 pm
Health Sciences Centre Room 1A4 Dr. Nukhet Varlik

Dr. Nukhet Varlik, Associate Professor, Department of History, Rutgers University

Healing and Healers in Early Modern Ottoman Society

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Feb 15, 2017
3:00-5:00 pm
Health Sciences Centre Room 1A4 Dr. Laurence Monnais

Dr. Laurence Monnais, Professeur titulaire – Département d’histoire/ Centre d’Etudes de l’Asie de l’Est (CETASE), Chaire de recherche du Canada sur le pluralisme en santé, Université de Montréal

The Colonial Life of Pharmaceuticals: An Alternative History of Medicine, Health, and the Vietnamese Patient, 1905-40

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Mar 22, 2017
3:00-5:00 pm
TBA Dr. Watenpaugh

Dr. Keith Watenpaugh, Professor and Director, Human Rights Studies Program, Co-Director University of California Human Rights Collaboration, Department of Religious Studies, University of California at Davis.

The Drowned, the Saved, and the Forgotten: Genocide Survivors and the Foundations of Modern Humanitarianism

 
Mar 29, 2017
3:00-5:00 pm
Health Sciences Centre Room 1A4 Dr. Sandy Sufian

Dr. Sandy Sufian, Associate Professor, Department of Disability and Human Development, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago

Disability and the History of Adoption, 1955-1980

 

 

Past Events

Date Location Speaker and Topic Flyer
Nov 24, 2016
3:00-5:00 pm
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL), Room 3020 Dr. Ellen Amster

Dr. Ellen Amster, Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, McMaster University

Mademoiselle le Docteur: A History of Women Physicians in Western Europe and North America

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Nov 17, 2016
2:30-4:30 pm

Burke Science Building (BSB) Room 106

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Dr. Elizabeth Clement, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Utah

AIDS and the Silent Majority: The Impact of HIV/AIDS in a Conservative Place (Salt Lake City, Utah)

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Oct 19, 2016
3:00 - 5:00 pm

Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL), Room 1105

Jacalyn Duffin

Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, Jason A. Hannah Chair, Department of Medicine, Department of History, Queen's University

Medical Miracles: Doctors, Saints, and Healing in the Modern World

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Oct 19, 2016
11:30 - 12:30 pm

Room 107, T13 building (building just W of HSC).

Jacalyn Duffin

Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, Jason A. Hannah Chair, Department of Medicine, Department of History, Queen's University

Infiltrating the Curriculum: A Historian’s Tales from the Medical Trench

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Feb 10, 2016 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL) 3022

Photo of Dr. Edward Shorter

Dr. Edward Shorter, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

The Fragility of Knowledge in Psychiatry

Co-sponsored by Wilson Institute for Canadian History

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January 27, 2016
2:30 - 4:30 pm
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL) 3022 Photo of Dr. Elisa von Joeden Forgey

Dr. Elisa von Joeden Forgey, Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program, Stockton University

Gender, Public Health and the Prevention of Genocide

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Nov 26, 2015
2:30 - 4:30 pm

Heath Sciences Centre Room 1A3

Photo of Dr. Michael Bliss

Dr. Michael Bliss, University College, University of Toronto

Rediscovering the Discovery of Insulin

Co-sponsored by Wilson Institute for Canadian History

 
Nov 4, 2015
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Heath Sciences Centre Room 1A4 Photo of Dr. Susan Squier

Dr. Susan Squier, Department of English, Pennsylvania State University

A Manifesto for Graphic Medicine

Co-sponsored by Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, the Art of Seeing Program of the Department of Family Medicine, Department of History, Department of English and Cultural Studies

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October 28, 2015
2:30 - 4:30 pm

Health Sciences Library, Lower Level, Room 1B31
C. Barber Mueller History of Health and Medicine Room

Photo of Dr. Alexandre Klein

Dr. Alexandre Klein, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa

Beyond the Metric Scale of Intelligence: Alfred Binet, Founder of French Scientific Psychology

Co-sponsored by Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Department of History

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October 22, 2015 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Chester New Hall
Room 607B
Photo of Nancy Ross

Dr. Nancy Ross, Department of Geography, McGill University

Urban Form and Population Health: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Co-sponsored by Wilson Institute for Canadian History

Sept 30, 2015
2:30 - 4:30 pm

Health Sciences Library, Lower Level, Room 1B31
C. Barber Mueller History of Health and Medicine Room

Photo of Steven Feierman

Dr. Steven Feierman, Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

Care: The Missing Term in Eastern African Medicine

Co-sponsored by Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Health, Aging, and Society, Department of History, African and African Diaspora Studies

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