Research Collaborations

Hippocrates Electric: Invoking the ‘Father of Medicine’ in the 21st Century

Dr Jo Brown, Honorary Research Associate in Department of Classical Studies at the Open Univeristy, writes: Hippocrates, famously known in the Western medical tradition as the ‘father of medicine’, now has a firm presence on the health-conscious realms of the internet. In discussions on diets, medical history and ‘alternative’ medicine, Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Jonathan Shay (Public Lecture, Durham, Tuesday 18 June 2013)

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Jonathan Shay Tuesday 18 June 2013, 5.30 pm (please note correct date) Room CG60 Department of Chemistry, Lower Mountjoy, Durham University (please note changed location) Slide from the 2002 Documentary Achilles in Vietnam http://www.achillesinvietnam.com/ Dr Jonathan Shay will talk about the Read more…

By medh, ago
Seminars and Lectures

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Jonathan Shay (Public Lecture, Durham, 18 June 2013)

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Jonathan Shay Tuesday 18 June 2013, 5.30 pm Hogan Lovells Lecture Theatre, Durham Law School, Palatine Centre, Durham University Slide from the 2002 Documentary Achilles in Vietnam http://www.achillesinvietnam.com/ Dr Jonathan Shay will talk about the relevance of Homeric epic to his Read more…

By medh, ago
Announcements

Causing Health and Disease: Medical Powers in Classical and Late Antiquity (Conference, Oxford, 21-22 September 2012)

Causing Health and Disease: Medical Powers in Classical and Late Antiquity 21–22 September 2012 Corpus Christi College, Oxford Invited Speakers and Titles: Philip van der Eijk (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) `Powers of Medicines, their Ontological Status and the Structure of their Efficacy’ Jim Hankinson (University of Texas at Austin) TBA Brooke Read more…

By medh, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities