Video Presentation- Vivian Nutton
Dr. Vivian Nutton presented “Reading Outside the Canon: Some New Thoughts on Medicine in the Time of Galen” on November 2, 2015 as part of the #Throwback Therapies: History of Medical Science lecture series.
Here is the video of his presentation: BHSI – YouTube
Vivian Nutton studied Classics at Cambridge University, before becoming a Fellow of Selwyn College, specialising in Ancient History. In 1977 he moved to London where he taught the history of medicine to students at University College and the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine until his retirement in 2009. He has been a Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, and is at present Professor of the History of Medicine and Culture at the First Moscow State Medical School. Among his many honours he is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Member of the German Academy of Sciences.
#Throwback Therapies is an interdisciplinary seminar series designed to entertain and enlighten any audience with interests in the origins of modern health sciences. This series is sponsored by the Biomedical & Health Sciences Institute, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, Department of Classics, Department of History, and the Medical Partnership.