NMHC2019

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.

Call for Abstracts
Deadline: 15 January 2019.

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

DNA
Professor Eske Willerslev from the University of Copenhagen will talk about DNA Use in the Mapping of Early Human Migrations, and professor em. Jørgen Lange Thomsen from the University of Southern Denmark will talk about DNA Use in Forensic Medicine.

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

THE PAST, THE PRESENT & THE FUTURE
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.

Many other topics will be presented in the parallel sessions by both invited speakers and you.

Excursions & Social Events
Naturally, the program will also offer other events, exquisite excursions and a social dinner.

Congress Fees

  • Full Congress: 2.999 DKK
    Including welcome reception (22 May) and two congress days (23 & 24 May).
    You will have to sign-up for the social dinner and excursions separately. 
  • (PhD) Student Delegate: 1.599 DKK
    Including welcome reception (22 May) and two congress days (23 & 24 May).
    You will have to sign-up for the social dinner and excursions separately. 
  • One-day Pass (Thu 23/5): 1.599 DKK
    You will have to sign-up for the social dinner and excursions separately. 
  • One-day Pass (Fri 24/5): 1.599 DKK
    You will have to sign-up for the social dinner and excursions separately. 
  • Social Dinner Fri 24 May: 499 DKK
    Accompanying persons are most welcome – simply buy two tickets.
    We offer a great gourmet 3-course dinner with wine.
  • Excursion Thu 23 May (19:30-20:30): 149 DKK (limited seats available)
    Jens Ole Schwarz-Nielsen, Museum Guide at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, will present selected masterpieces: Diseases and Medicine in the Ancient Greek World. 
  • Exquisite Excursions Sat 25 May (10-13): 249 DKK (limited seats available)
    Excursions listed below are to be confirmed – more information upon registration:

    a) The Abby ruins and museum, incl. life and story of Vilhelm Møller-Christensen.

    b) Nyboders Mindestuer, incl. new 1853 CPH cholera epidemic special exhibition.


    c) Medical Museion.


    d) The Royal Danish Library, incl. guided tour in the unique collections of Thomas Bartholin and Nicolas Steno.

10 bursaries for (PhD) students: Win free congress registration upon accepted abstract
The 27NMHC offers up to 10 bursaries consisting of free registration to the congress for (PhD) Students (worth 1.599 DKK). Eligible are (PhD) students,  who are working in Europe and whose abstract has been accepted (presenting author). You will have to register for the congress before being reimbursed by the organizers, and the offer does not include social dinner & excursions.

Registration
https://billetto.dk/e/the-27th-nordic-medical-history-congress-billetter-315384

We are looking forward to spending time with you during the exciting and inspiring days in Copenhagen in May 2019.

On behalf of the Danish Society of Medical History,
Ulrik Bak Kirk, Organizing Committee President