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Lyn Schumaker

With great sadness we announce that Dr Lyn Schumaker passed away on 29 June 2021 following a long illness.  Lyn researched and wrote extensively on the history of anthropology and of medicine in Africa, including her book Africanizing Anthropology: Fieldwork,...

CHSTM Seminars Semester 2 2020

CHSTM SeminarsJanuary Tuesday 21st January 2020 13.00-14.00 Erin Beeston (CHSTM, University of Manchester)‘For arts, science or industry? The tense tale of the foundation of Manchester’s science museum’2.57 Simon Building Tuesday 28th January 2020 13.00-14.00 Robert...

New CHSTM Seminar Programme now live

CHSTM Seminars 2019  September Tuesday 24th September 13:00-14:00 Jingjing Zhang (CHSTM)John Stuart Mill on the Contagious Diseases Acts – Rethinking Mill’s harm principle, limits of government interference and women’s rights2.57 Simon Building 15.30-17.00 Marianna...

Welcome Week Schedule 2019

CHSTM's Welcome Week Schedule.  Looking forward to meeting most of you tomorrow...at the Welcome Party!  From 3pm, 2.57 Simon Building!  See you there. All events are for all courses (Science Communication, HSTM, Medical Humanities) unless otherwise indicated. The...

Shaped by the Sea Conference 27-28th June 2019

2.57, Simon Building, University of Manchesterhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shaped-by-the-sea-tickets-62046063446THURSDAY 09.30          REGISTRATION 10.00          WELCOME ADDRESS 10.30          Panel 1:  BODIES & MINDS AT SEA Dr Karl-Heinz Reger (Schleswig,...

Moon as a contact zone workshop – 23rd-24th May 2019

Just a reminder about the workshop “Moon as a contact zone” that will take place at the University next week. Attendance is free and provides you with coffee, biscuits and an opportunity to visit the new lecture room at the top of the newly refurbished AMBS building...