Conference: Epidemic Remedies In Medical Writing - 18 - 19 Giugno 2024

Conference: Epidemic Remedies In Medical Writing - 18 - 19 Giugno 2024
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This conference aims to discuss the representation of epidemic remedies in medical writing in England and in France between 1500 and 1920.

The conference is organized as part of the FIRD project “Il rimedio tra divulgazione scientifica e fake news in Francia e in Inghilterra nel XVI e nel XX secolo”, which is financed by the Department of Humanities at the University of Ferrara.

Key Dates

All research papers should be delivered in person. All abstracts should be submitted to All abstracts should be anonymised and include a title and up to five keywords.

Key dates:

- The call for papers opens on 15 January 2024.
- The deadline for abstract submission is 1 April 2024.
- Notification of acceptance (or rejection) will be sent out by 15 April 2024.
- Registration commences on 1 May 2024.
- The conference will take place from 18 to 19 June 2024.

Scientific and Organizing Committee

Scientific Committee: Dario Del Fante (Principal Investigator), Anna Anselmo, Eleonora Federici, Daniele Speziari, Vera Gajiu.
Organizing Committee: Anna Anselmo, Dario Del Fante, Valentina Di Francesco, Vera Gajiu, Ilaria Iori, Daniele Speziari.

Keynote Speakers

Massimiliano Demata, Università degli Studi di Torino

Claudio Grimaldi, Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope

Veronique Montagne, Université Côte d'Azur

Irma Taavitsainen, University of Helsinki

Gerolamo Tessuto, Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli

Federica Vezzani, Università di Padova

Academic & Social Programme

Travel & Accomodation

You can find further information about travel and accommodation at the following link.