PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Wednesday 22 May
Registration
Welcome Reception


Thursday 23 May
08:45 – 09:20 Registration

09:30 – 10:15 #1 Keynote by Prof. Eske Willerslev (DK):
DNA Use in the Mapping of Early Human Migrations


10:15 – 11:00: #2 Keynote by Prof. Em. Jørgen Lange Thomsen (DK):
The History of DNA Use in Forensic Medicine, illustrated by Case Stories


11:00 – 11:30 Coffee & Tea

11:30 – 13:00 Parallel Sessions Round 1:
– The History of Signs of Death (A)
– The Art of Medical Moulages (B)
– The Story of Nordic General Practice (C)
– TBC (D)


13:00 – 14:15 Lunch

14:15 – 15:30 #3 Panel Debate, moderated by Prof. Ken Arnold (UK):
The History of Medicine: Quo Vadis?

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee & Tea

16:00 – 17:30 Parallel Sessions Round 2:
– On the Edge of Orthodox Medicine (E)
– Donating Brains and Organs: More Than Waste? (F)
– TBC (G)
– TBC (H)

Relaxing

19:30-20:30 Exquisite Excursion about Diseases and Medicine in the Ancient Greek World.
PhD Rune Frederiksen (Head of Collections) will present selected masterpieces at the
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, 1556 Copenhagen V.


Friday 24 May
08:45 – 09:20 Registration

09:30 – 10:15 #4 Keynote by PhD Eva Åhrén (SE):
Art and Medicine: Picturing Health and Sickness

10:15 – 11:00: #5 Keynote by PhD Jan Bondeson (SE):
The Lion Boy and Other Medical Curiosities in Old Picture Postcards

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee & Tea

11:30 – 13:00 Parallel Sessions Round 3:
– ’Let there be light’ – and there was light (I)
– Leprosy Revisited (J)
– TBC (K)
– TBC (L)

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch

14:15 – 14:45 #6 Keynote by Prof. Em. Øivind Larsen (NO):
The Medical History Congresses 1967-2019

14:45 – 15:30 #7 DMHS Book Release & Literature Lounge

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee & Tea

16:00 – 17:30 Parallel Sessions Round 4:
– Wartime Nursing & Medicine (M)
– TBC (N)
– TBC (O)
– TBC (P)

Relaxing
Drink, Dinner and Prizes


Saturday 25 May
Excursions