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BabMed Workshop 5: Medical Commentaries and Comment(aries) on Medicine. Convened in cooperation with the MPIWG Berlin.

26.09.2017 - 27.09.2017

2017, September 26-27 (MPIWG Berlin)

MedComm: "Medical Commentaries and Comment(aries) on Medicine"

BabMed’s 2017 workshop is on the subject of medical commentaries, hosted at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) Berlin. The BabMed workshop is a follow-up of an event held in August 2016 at the MPIWG Berlin on the subject of mathematical and medical commentaries.

MedComm 2017 is convened under the cooperative joint direction of Markham J. Geller, Glenn W. Most, Karine Chemla, and Lorraine Daston. The workshop concentrates on medical commentaries and more general observations on ancient medicine in the Ancient Near East, as well as Greece and China, from perspectives of history of science.

Speakers include: Heinrich v. Staden (Princeton), Paul U. Unschuld (Charité Berlin), Nils P. Heeßel (Marburg), Glenn W. Most (Pisa), Vivian Nutton (UCL London), Enrique Jiménez (Madrid), Klaus Wagensonner (Yale), Henry Stadhouders (Utrecht), and Giulia Ecca (BBAW Berlin).

The MedComm 2017 programme and announcement poster are available for downloads.

Contact: Markham J. Geller: mgeller@zedat.fu-berlin.de

The event is open to outside visitors, if you like to attend, please register with out BabMed office before September 25, 2017: babylonian-medicine@geschkult.fu-berlin.de

Please note that there are video and audio recordings taken during the conference, as well as photographic images. These recordings are also to be made available for both BabMed and MPIWG internal as well as public accessibility either in part or at full lengths. Please let us know in case you object to any images made publicly accessible.

Zeit & Ort

26.09.2017 - 27.09.2017

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science,
Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin

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