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.

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 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.

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.

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 or Fri 24/5): 1.599 DKK
You will have to sign-up for the social dinner and excursions separately.

Social Dinner Fri 24 May: 399 DKK
Accompanying persons are welcome – simply buy two tickets.
We can offer you a great gourmet 3-course dinner with wine.

Excursion Thu 23 May (19:30-20:30): 99 DKK (limited seats available)
Jens Ole Schwarz-Nielsen, Museum Guide at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, will present selected masterpieces: Diseases and Medicine in Antiquity.

Exquisite Excursions Sat 25 May (10-13): 199 DKK (only limited seats available)
Excursions listed below are to be confirmed – more information upon registration:
1. The Life and Story of Vilhelm Møller-Christensen (The Abby ruins and museum)
2. New CPH Cholera Epidemic Special Exhibition (Nyboders Mindestuer)
3. Guided tour in the unique collections of Thomas Bartholin and Nicolas Steno
(The Royal Danish Library).

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