Ancient Medicine and Technology online Seminar Series 2020-2021

The Ancient Medicine and Technology online Seminar Series for the academic year 2020-2021, hosted by the University of Exeter.

You can now register for the first four talks by visiting our webpage at:


29 September 2020, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
Theodosis P. Tasios (Academy of Athens): Introduction to ancient Greek automata. Respondent: Tatiana Bur (University of Cambridge)

26 October 2020, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
Sophia Connell (Birkbeck, University of London): Aristotelian science and Hippocratic gynaecology. Respondent: Elisa Groff (University of Exeter)

27 November 2020, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
Marco Vespa (University of Fribourg): Archytas’ dove in context: An investigation of the non-human agency between paradoxography, encyclopedism, and mechanics in the ancient world. Respondent: Isabel Ruffell (University of Glasgow)

17 December 2020, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
Christian Laes (University of Manchester): Technology and Disability. Respondent: Jane Draycott (University of Glasgow)

28 January 2021, 17:00 p.m. (UK time)
Emanuela Bianchi (New York University): Genos between phusis and technê. Respondent: Gabriele Galluzzo (University of Exeter)

25 February 2021, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
Matteo Martelli (University of Bologna): Mercury in late antique and medical sources: practice and theory. Respondent: David Leith (University of Exeter)

22 March 2021, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
Véronique Dasen (University of Fribourg): Ancient cabinet of curiosities. Respondent: Dunstan Lowe (University of Kent)

15 April 2021, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
Demetres Michaelides (University of Cyprus): Medicine in ancient Cyprus: the archaeological evidence. Respondent: Daniel King (University of Exeter)

3 May 2021, 17:00 p.m. (UK time)
Julie Laskaris (University of Richmond): Copper and human health in the Chalcolithic, the classical, and the age of COVID. Respondent: Colin Webster (UC Davis)

25 May 2021, 17:00 p.m. (UK time)
Lauren Caldwell (UMass Amherst): The Roman physician and the knowledge of the patient. Respondent: Chiara Blanco (University of Oxford)

24 June 2021, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
Divna Manolova (The University of York): Navigating between abstraction and observation: using astrolabes, globes and mirrors in the medieval Mediterranean. Respondent: Karen ní Mheallaigh (Johns Hopkins University)

5 July 2021, 16:00 p.m. (UK time)
John Wilkins (University of Exeter): Nutrition in ancient medicine. Respondent: Laurence Totelin (Cardiff University)

The Organizers,

Maria Gerolemou (University of Exeter), George Kazantzidis (University of Patras)

Citer ce billet
Pierre Diouf (2020, 15 octobre). Ancient Medicine and Technology online Seminar Series 2020-2021. IATRICA. Consulté le 27 mai 2024, à l’adresse

Publié par

Pierre Diouf

Enseignant-Chercheur à l'UCAD Dakar-Sénégal Associé à HiSoMA UMR 5189 CNRS Docteur en Langues, Histoire et Civilisations des Mondes Anciens

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