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  • Lyon

    Call for papers - Prehistory and Antiquity

    Denunciation or dissimulation? Medical error in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

    Greece, Rome, Egypt, Near-East

    Mediator, Depakine, Thalidomides, contaminated blood, breast implants... health scandals over the past fifty years have regularly focused general attention on the problem of medical risk. They have raised many questions, abundantly relayed by the different media, showing us how crucial and complex the question of medical error is: where did the error come from? But before becoming a scandal, medical error has also been an inherent risk in the practice of medicine, since its very beginning. A mistake in diagnosis, prognosis or therapy, no matter how small, can have disastrous consequences for the doctor and the patient if not detected and corrected. Far from the huge media coverage of current health scandals, what is the status of medical error in ancient medicines and what are its issues?

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  • Luxembourg City

    Call for papers - Prehistory and Antiquity

    The iconography of slaves and freemen in Roman art

    L’objectif de l’atelier est prendre en considération un large spectre de représentations des esclaves et affranchis des provinces romaines.

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  • Madrid

    Call for papers - Europe

    Gods in the city

    Approaches to the urban and suburban religious landscape in the West (1st-6th centuries AD)

    La Casa de Velázquez et l’Institut archéologique allemand de Madrid organisent la septième édition de leur atelier de formation pour jeunes chercheurs du 17 au 21 juin 2013, à Madrid, coordonnée cette année par Bertrand Goffaux, Dirce Marzoli et Fedor Schlimbach. Les travaux porteront cette année sur le paysage religieux urbain et suburbain en Occident, entre le Ie et le VIe siècle ap. J.-C. 

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