The Sharing of Medical Ideas and Information Among Early-Modern Practitioners

A Project Meeting to be held at the Edward Worth Library (1733), in association with UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland

Tuesday 2 August 2016, 2 p.m.-5.30 p. m.

Free Admission – Booking Essential
Venue: The Boardroom, Dr Steevens’ Hospital, Dublin 8

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ole Peter Grell, MA, Ph.D., FRHS


Tuesday 2 August 2016

1.00pm: Registration

1.45pm: Official Opening

2.00pm: Dr Jason Harris (Centre for Neo-Latin Studies, University College Cork)
“The Latinity of Renaissance Physicians”

2.30pm: Dr Benjamin Hazard (School of History, University College Dublin)
“Medical Recipes for Military Chaplains in Spanish Flanders.”

3.30pm: Dr Elizabethanne Boran (Librarian, The Edward Worth Library)
“Buying and Selling Medical Books in Early Modern Ireland”

4.00pm: Keynote Chaired by: Dr Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland):

Professor Ole Peter Grell MA PhD FRHistS (Professor in Early Modern History, The Open University)
“The Importance of the Republic of Letters for the Exchange of Medical Knowledge and Ideas in the Early Seventeenth Century: The Physician Ole Worm (1588-1654) and his Correspondents”

3.00pm: Coffee Break

5.00pm: Closing Remarks

For bookings, contact: Ben Hazard