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27th Nordic Medical History Congress, 22-25 May 2019

The main purpose is to bring scholars, curators, clinicians, and students within the (Nordic) history of medicine together to present and discuss new developments and experiences.

– Congress Programme –
A broad spectrum of topics will be presented both as keynote talks and parallel sessions:

Professor Eske Willerslev from the University of Copenhagen will talk about What We Can
Learn from Ancient Genomics.

Professor em. Jørgen Lange Thomsen from the University of Southern Denmark will talk about DNA Use in Forensic Medicine.

PhD Eva Åhrén, Director at Unit for Medical History and Heritage, from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm will talk about Figuring it out: Visualizing medical subjects.

MD PhD MSc LicSc Jan Bondeson, writer of best sellers about medical history, will talk about Medical Curiosities in Old Picture Postcards.

Professor Ken Arnold from the Medical Museion in Copenhagen will moderate a panel debate about the History of Medicine: Quo Vadis?

Professor em. Øivind Larsen from University of Oslo will share a selected few stories from the Medical History Congresses from 1967 to 2019.

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