15 April 2013


Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and the Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Ware Room, fifth floor, Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical Area

Open to students of history and those valuing a historical perspective on their professions. 

4:00 P.M.—5:30 P.M., September 19, 2013
The Spread of the Lamaze Method of Childbirth 1940s-1970s: Ideologies and Poiitics

Paula Michaels, Ph.D.: Lecturer in Modern History, Monash College

4:00 P.M.—5:30 P.M., October 24, 2013: The Crackers and the Trick Cyclists:  The Treatment of Mental Disorder in Royal Air Force Flying During the Second World War

Lynsey Shaw, B.A. (Hons.), M.Sc.: D. Phil. Candidate in the History of Medicine, The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford

4:00 P.M.—5:30 P.M., November 21, 2013: From the Parachuting Psychologist to “Mental Health and Psychosocial Support”: Humanitarian Mental Health Interventions Since the 1980s

Ilil Benjamin, M.A.: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Science and Technologiy Studies, Cornell University

4:00 P.M.—5:30 P.M.m December 19, 2013: Good Spirits and Strong Bodies:  Mental Health Treatment in Syria 1903-1961

Beverly Tsacoyianis: Assistant Professor of History, University of Memphis; Doctoral Candidate, Washington University in St. Louis

For further information contact David G. Satin, M.D., Colloquium Director,
phone/fax 617-332-0032, e-mail:  david_satin@hms.harvard.edu