Is This the End? The Eclipse of the Therapeutic Revolution
Deutsch: H-Soz-u-Kult, 27.11.2012
Please note that participation is by invitation only and space is limited.
The Institute and Museum of the History of Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland will host an interdisciplinary conference of the European Science Foundation’s research network “DRUGS”. The conference will be held from October 4-6, 2012 in Zurich in conjunction with the Competence Centre for the History of Knowledge (University of Zurich and ETH Zurich).
During the conference, methodological and historiographical questions that investigate the aftermath of the so-called therapeutic revolution in the timespam from 1970 to the present, its implications for medical and public health practice, its inherent contradictions and predicaments, as well as its end(s), are pursued.
The confirmed speakers include:
Jeremy Greene, History of Science, Harvard University
Julie Livingston, History, Rutgers University
Scott Podolsky, Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Viviane Quirk e, History of Medicine, Oxford Brookes University
The organising committee welcomes proposals for 20-minutes presentations. The deadline for submission of abstracts is April 22, 2012.
Deadline for proposals is April 22, 2012. Please submit your proposal of up to 500 words via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Dr. Flurin Condrau (chair)
Betina Siegle-Antunes (administration)
Dr. Sandra Eder
Niklaus Ingold, M.A.
Janina Kehr, M.A.
Katharina Weikl, M.A.
Prof. Christian Bonah, Département de l’Histoire des Sciences de la Vie et de la Santé, Université Strasbourg, France
Prof. Christoph Gradmann, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
Prof. Jakob Tanner, Forschungsstelle für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Dr. Carsten Timmermann, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, United Kingdom