Ancient Medicine Seminar Michaelmas Term 2022

An interdisciplinary research seminar, which brings together those inside the University and elsewhere who have an interest in disease and medicine in the ancient world.

These seminars will continue to be held remotely, via Zoom, until further notice - please log on to attend

Convener: Professor Robert Arnott (Green Templeton College)

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Wednesdays at 17.30 GMT

Please note that the 19 October session is still in British Summer Time (GMT+1)


19 October

Lucie Burešová (National Technology Museum and Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)

The benefits of a closer look: trace analysis on the La Tène Period and Roman surgical instruments found in Central Europe

2 November

Mandy Bertram (Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany)

Herbal remedies in the archaeological record from Near Eastern and Eastern Mediterranean sites

16 November

Dr Irene Calà (Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany)

Editing Aetius of Amida: some remarks on manuscript tradition and sources

30 November

Dr Marie Nicole Pareja (University of Pennsylvania and Marshall University (USA)

Monkeys, Magic, and Medicine: healing intermediaries in the Bronze Age Aegean


ALL ARE WELCOME - There is no registration, just log on to attend