Posted by: Alice Nelson | 16/05/2013

Wellcome Unit Seminar Monday 20 May

A set of amputation instruments, including a saw, shown laid across an illustrated plate from an early surgical textbook written by Giovanni Alessandro Brambilla (1728-1800). (c) Science Museum

A set of amputation instruments, including a saw, shown laid across an illustrated plate from an early surgical textbook written by Giovanni Alessandro Brambilla (1728-1800). (c) Science Museum

Trinity Term 2013 History of Medicine Seminar Series
Medical Conceptions of Self-control and Social Control

Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine,
Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE

The seminars are on Mondays at 2.15pm
Coffee will be available from 2.00pm

Week 5 – 20 May
Sebastian Pranghofer, Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg
Military Medicine, Warfare and Civil Society in Eighteenth-century Germany

About the speaker

Sebastian Pranghofer was born in Passau, Germany.  From 1993-95 he studied History and English Literature at Passau University; 1996-2003 he studied Social and Economic History and History of Art at the University of Hamburg, where he was also administrator at the Institute for Social and Economic History. From 2004 he was a research assistant at the Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease and tutor at the Department of Philosophy, University of Durham. There he worked on projects on Reproductive Knowledge and the Popular Medical Enlightenment in Germany, c1750-1875, the History of Medical Confidentiality, Visualisations of the Human Body in Anatomical Discourses in Early Modern Europe, and Sex, Ethics and Psychology: The Networks and Cultural Context of Albert Moll (1862-1939). Since 2012 he has been a Research assistant at the Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg.

Publications

Related publicati0ns in the Wellcome Unit Library

  • Teodora Daniela Sechel (ed.), Medicine within and between the Habsburg and Ottoman empires : 18th -19th centuries (Dieter Winkler, 2011) at shelfmark R499 MED 2011
  • Jack E. McCallum. Military medicine : from ancient times to the 21st century (ABC CLIO) at shelfmark UH215 MCC 2008
  • Geoffrey L. Hudson (ed.), British military and naval medicine, 1600-1830 (Rodopi, 2007) at shelfmark RC971 BRI 2007
  • Marcus Ackroyd, Advancing with the army : medicine, the professions, and social mobility in the British Isles, 1790-1850 (OUP, 2006) at shelfmark UH258.4 ACK 2006
  • Richard A. Gabriel and Karen S. Metz, A history of military medicine (Greenwood Press, 1992) at shelfmark RC971 GAB 1992

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