Medica at IMC Leeds 2010, 12-15 July

full name / name of organization: 
Medica, the Society for the Study of Healing in the Middle Ages
contact email: 
vel23@cam.ac.uk

Medica, the Society for the Study of Healing in the Middle Ages invites submissions for a panel entitled:

Healing Journeys: Travelling for Body and Soul in Late Medieval Culture

to be hosted at the Leeds International Medieval Congress, 12-15 July 2010.

We encourage a broad interpretation of the theme from a variety of disciplines, such as history of medicine, literary studies, material culture and religious history.

Papers may consider:

- Portable Healing

- Physiology and the Ages of Man

- Bodily and Spiritual Journeys for Healing

- Representations of the Body and Medical Healing in Otherworldly Journeys

- Medical Pilgrims and their Detractors

Please send proposals for twenty minute papers (title and abstract of 250-500 words) by email to Virginia Langum vel23@cam.ac.uk by 1 September 2009.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
medieval
religion
science_and_culture
travel_writing