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Pelerin Lectures Medical History

Theme of year 3: Human Reproduction and Obstetrics

Medical History is an interdisciplinary and dynamic field in which medical-historical developments are analysed in their political, social and cultural context. It contains a variety of subjects: the rise and disappearance of diseases, scientific controversies in medicine, hospitals in the past and the present, public health and prevention, body cultures, healthcare insurance and medical ethics, to name just a few.

Programme (click here):

25 oktober 2016
‘De Variolis’ en ‘In-Entinge der Kinderpokjes’;
Pelerin en Schwencke.
Prof.dr. Harry Hillen (Maastricht)

13 december 2016
Tussen twee uitersten: de zuigelingensterfte in Maastricht, 1900-1940.
Dr. Willibord Rutten (Maastricht)

17 januari 2017
Public Health en het concept infectieziekten, 1870-1910
Prof.dr. Eddy Houwaart (Maastricht)

14 maart 2017
De ‘ongrijpbare’ leprabacterie: kenniscirculatie en bestrijding van lepra in de 19de en 20ste eeuw
Dr. Henk Menke (Rotterdam)

9 mei 2017
Aids in Nederland 1980-2015
Prof.dr. Sven Danner (Amsterdam)

Time: 17.00-18.15
Location: Greepzaal on level 4 of the Academic Hospital Maastricht
Free entrance
All lectures will be given in Dutch

The lectures will be interesting especially for staff and students of the hospital and the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, doctors and healthcare workers, but we welcome everyone who is interested.

The Pelerin Lectures are organised by the Working group Medical History MUMC+

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