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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 1128: Networks of Non-Traditional Healing and Knowledge

Wednesday 5 July 2023, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Medica: Society for the Study of Healing in the Middle Ages
Organiser:Anna Peterson, Independent Scholar, Valladolid
Moderator/Chair:Nichola Harris, Department of Social Science History & Education Ulster County Community College State University of New York
Paper 1128-aEnding with a Period: Recipes to Stop Menstruation in Medieval England
(Language: English)
Kristin Uscinski, Department of History, State University of New York, Purchase
Index terms: Gender Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Medicine
Paper 1128-bAffectively Charged Illustration in the Works of John Arderne
(Language: English)
Fiona Lillian Knight, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Medicine, Science
Paper 1128-cHeretical Healers: Networks of Heretical Medical Practitioners in 13th-Century Southern France
(Language: English)
Joshua Rice, Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Lay Piety, Medicine, Social History
Paper 1128-dThe Networks around Anna of Hohenlohe
(Language: English)
Elke Krotz, Institut für Germanistik, Universität Wien
Index terms: Gender Studies, Medicine, Social History

Acknowledging the study of pre-modern medicine has often focused on orthodox knowledge and formal networks of communication, this session seeks to focus on informal networks of care and methods of healing not traditionally included in studies of medieval and early modern health and healing.