Groningen webinar series on the history of surgery
The Groningen Centre for Health and Humanities and the Centre for Historical Studies are hosting a seminar series on the history of surgery.
All seminars are 16:00-17:00 Dutch time. Online sessions are hosted on Google Meet. Please send an e-mail to James Kennaway (James.firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive the link.
20 November 2023
Sally Frampton, University of Oxford, “‘A Cruel and Bloody Operation’: Caesarean Section and Medical Morality in the Nineteenth Century”
23 January 2024
Alanna Skuse, University of Reading, “Under the Knife: Pain and Ambition in Early Modern Surgery”
19 February 2024
Thomas Schlich, McGill University, “Against Human Vivisection’ – Criticism of Surgery in Britain, the US, and Germany, 1880s-1914”
18 March 2024
James Kennaway, University of Groningen, “‘English Flesh bears Operations better than French Flesh: Resilience, Degeneration and Race in Crimean War Surgery”