Prehistoric, Ancient and Medieval Medicine: New Perspectives and Challenges for the Twenty First Century

Prehistoric, Ancient and Medieval Medicine: New Perspectives and Challenges for the Twenty First Century

Veranstalter
Institute for History of Medicine and Foreign Languages First Faculty of Medicine Charles University
Veranstaltungsort
Prague
PLZ
CZ-12108
Ort
Prague
Land
Czech Republic
Vom - Bis
21.09.2022 - 24.04.2022
Deadline
30.04.2022
Von
Rupert Breitwieser, Alterumswissenschaften, Universität Salzburg

This interdisciplinary symposium aims to bring together scholars of different disciplines and specialisations who are interested in various aspects of medicine in the prehistoric, ancient, and medieval world as broadly defined. Participants are encouraged to present a wide spectre of papers from new research projects, both from the field and laboratory-based, together with more theoretical and/or methodological approaches, as well as new methods and their applications.

Prehistoric, Ancient and Medieval Medicine: New Perspectives and Challenges for the Twenty First Century

Participants are encouraged to present a wide spectre of papers from new research projects, both from the field and laboratory-based, together with more theoretical and/or methodological approaches, as well as new methods and their applications. Interdisciplinary topics are especially welcomed.

Programm

Papers presented at the conference can address, but are not limited, to the
following topics:
- Methodologies and techniques, theoretical viewpoints, as well
as applications of new scientific methods as applied to the research
- The evidence for the practice of medicine, such as medical
interventions, surgery and remedies
- The challenges in the recognition of medicine in the archaeological record
- The preventive aspects of the use of medicine, such as the care of the sick or
personal hygiene and their identification in the archaeological record
- The social and religious aspects of healing
- Healers and practitioners
- Healing places
- The state of health of the populations in the periods in question
- Excavation or survey reports of the sites focused or related to the medical
practice

Kontakt

Prof. Assoc. Tomas Alusik, PhD.
Institute for History of Medicine and
Foreign Languages
First Faculty of Medicine
Charles University
U Nemocnice 4, CZ-12108
Czech Republic
Email: alusikt@gmail.com

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13.04.2022
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