PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Wednesday 22 May
Registration
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 Oral Presentations, Session #1 (Confirmed):
Round 1: The History of Signs of Death
Round 2: The Art of Medical Moulages
Round 3: The Story of Nordic General Practice
Access abstracts for Session #1 here.


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 Oral Presentations, Session #2 (Confirmed):
Round 1: On the Edge of Orthodox Medicine
Round 2: Donating Brains and Organs: More Than Waste?

Access abstracts for Session #2 here.

Relaxing

19:30-20:30 Exquisite Excursion: “Diseases and Medicine in the Ancient Greek World
Jens Ole Schwarz-Nielsen, Museum Guide at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, will present selected masterpieces. Venue: 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):
Figuring it out: Visualizing medical subjects

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 Oral Presentations, Session #3 (Confirmed):
Round 1: ’Let there be light’ – and there was light
Round 2: Leprosy Revisited
Access abstracts for Session #3 here.

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
Ole Didrik Lærum: “Berømte Danske Kræftforskere”

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee & Tea

16:00 – 17:30 Oral Presentations, Session #4 (Confirmed):
Round 1: Wartime Nursing & Medicine

Relaxing
Drinks & Dinner


Saturday 25 May
Excursions