Program for the conference ‘Contemporary medical science and technology as a challenge to museums’, Copenhagen 16-18
Posted Aug 21 2010 12:43pm
Here’s the list of speakers at the 15th biannual conference of the European Association of Museums for the History of Medical Sciences, to be held at Medical Museion, 16-18 September 2010, on the theme ‘Contemporary medical science and technology as a challenge to museums´.
THURSDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER
Thomas Söderqvist: Why this conference now?
Kim Sawchuk: Biotourism and biomediation
Kerstin Hulter Åsberg: Uppsala Biomedical Center: A mirror of modern medical history – how can it be displayed?
Wendy Atkinson and René Mornex: A major health museum in Lyon
Robert Martensen: Integrating the physical and the virtual in exhibitions, archives, and historical research at the National Institutes of Health
Ramunas Kondratas: The use of new media in medical history museums
Danny Birchall: ‘Medical London’, Flickr, and the photography of everyday medicine
Joanna Ebenstein: The private, curious, and niche collection: what they can teach us about exhibiting new medicine
FRIDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER
Judy M. Chelnick: The challenges of collecting contemporary medical science and technology at the Smithsonian Institution
James Edmonson: Collection plan for endoscopy, documenting the period 1996-2011
John Durant: Preserving the material culture of contemporary life science and technology
Stella Mason: Medical museums, contemporary medicine and the casual visitor
Alex Tyrell: New voices: what can co-curation bring to a contemporary medical gallery?
Jan Eric Olsén: The portable clinic: healthcare gadgets for home use
Yin Chung Au: Seeing is communicating: possible roles of Med-Art in communicating contemporary scientific process with the general public in digital age
Nina Czegledy: At the intersection of art and medicine
Lucy Lyons: What am I looking at?
Henrik Treimo: Invisible World
Victoria Höög: The optic invasion of the body. Epistemic approaches to current biomedical images
Ken Arnold and Thomas Söderqvist: A manifesto for making science, technology and medicine museums
SATURDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER
Morten Skydsgaard: The exhibition ‘The Incomplete Child’: boundaries of the body and the guest