Upcoming events

3 December, 2018. Workshop: History of medicine today. Keynote addresses by Ericka Johnson, Linköping University, and Anne Kveim Lie, Oslo University. Location: Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. Read more (in Swedish). (Photo: Stewen Quigley. Medicinhistoriska museet.)

Past events

25–26 September, 2018. International workshop: Valuations of Life: Birth defects, prenatal diagnoses, and disability. Keynote by Professor Susanne Klausen, Carleton University, Canada. Location: Uppsala University. Read more

8–9 February, 2018. National conference in Medical Humanities and Social Sciences. Keynotes by Felicity Callard (Birkbeck, University of London) and Jeremy Greene (Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine). Location: The Humanities Theatre, Uppsala University. Read more (in Swedish)

14 December, 2017. Research seminar: Boel Berner, Linköping University, "The truth about fatherhood, via the blood. ‘Unscrupulous’ women, blood group analysis, and paternity cases during the Interwar years". Time: 1.15–3.00 PM. Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala. Read more

23–24 November, 2017. The international workshop "Vaccines: Values, present and past". Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala University. Read more. (Photo: Herman Ronninger)

9 November, 2017. Research seminar: Christer Nordlund and Madeleine Hayenhjelm, Umeå University, "The new gene editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 – potentially revolutionary for both good and evil?". Time: 1.15–3.00 PM. Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala. Read more

26–27 October, 2017. The international workshop "Extraordinary bodies in early modern nature and culture", Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala University. Read more 

14 September, 2017. Research seminar: Eira Bjørvik, Oslo University, "Infertility and the Nordic welfare state, ca 1950–1970". Time: 10.15–12.00 PM. Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala. Read more

30 May, 2017. Guest talk: Nancy Tomes, Stony Brook University, "Public health preparedness in the age of Zika and other emerging diseases". Time: 1.15–3.00 PM. Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala. Read more

28 April, 2017. Research seminar: Mette N. Svendsen, Iben M. Gjødsbøl, Mie S. Dam and Laura E. Navne, University of Copenhagen: "Humanity at the edge: The moral laboratory of feeding precarious lives". Time: 10.15 AM–3.00 PM. Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala. Read more

21 March, 2017. Research seminar: Karin Sennefelt and Anton Runesson, Stockholm University, "The word made flesh: The body in protestant culture, 1600–1750". Time: 1.15–5.00 PM. Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala. Read more

16 Februari, 2017. Research seminar: Sunniva Engh, Oslo University, "Scandinavian aid to South Asian population control, 1950–1995: Modernity misconceived". Time: 1.15–3.00 PM. Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala. Read more

14 December, 2016. Project presentation: Tony Gustafsson, Uppsala University, “Sexual offence, homosexuality and societal threat: A study of Swedish castration policy, 1944–1973”. Time: 13.15–15.00. Location: English Park Campus, 7-0017, Uppsala.

16 November, 2016. Seminar: “Studying medicine, ethics and values”. Invited speakers: Kristin Zeiler and Lisa Guntram, Linköping University. Time: 13.15–17.00. Location: English Park Campus, Rausing room, Uppsala.

24 October, 2016. Workshop: “Evidence-based medicine, methodology and boundary work”. Time: 13.15–16.45. Location: Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala. Read more (in Swedish).

7 June, 2016. Research seminar: Jesse Olszynko-Gryn, University of Cambridge: “From patients to consumers: A history of pregnancy testing in Britain”, Uppsala University. Read more.

14 April, 2016. Workshop: “Medical humanities at Uppsala University”. Read more (in Swedish).

27–28 October, 2015. International workshop: “Abortion in the Nordic countries: New historical perspectives, approaches and issues”, Uppsala University. Read more.