IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 1625: Memory of Trauma and Disease

Thursday 5 July 2018, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Anu Mänd, Institute of History, Archaeology & Art History, Tallinn University
Paper 1625-aBearing It in Mind: Teaching Medicine in Late Antiquity between Experience and Self-Promotion
(Language: English)
Iuliana Soficaru, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Daily Life, Language and Literature - Greek, Medicine
Paper 1625-bPowerlessness: Redeeming the Memory of Trauma in Patience
(Language: English)
Jane Beal, Department of English, University of La Verne, California
Index terms: Biblical Studies, Language and Literature - Middle English, Lay Piety, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

The session concentrates on the use of memory with regard to diseases and medical narratives as different instrument of information: concerning medical teaching, as created imaginary narratives on past events, and for developing concepts of other diseases.