Guy Geltner to Visit CMRS

You can read Guy’s research agenda for Public Health in the Premodern City here

We’re very pleased to announce that Guy Geltner, Professor of Medieval History at The University of Amsterdam, will be visiting the CMRS as a Faculty of Arts Distinguished Visiting Scholar between 4 – 17 August 2012. Professor Geltner’s research interests include urban history, histories of deviance, crime and punishment, and most recently, histories of public health. A vibrant program of activities is planned, including a public lecture, a student workshop on medieval legal records, and a seminar in the History Department series.

All are welcome to attend the public lecture, Healthscaping a medieval City: Lucca’s Curia viarum and the future of public health history, on Tuesday 7 August, H237, Level 2, Building H, Caulfield Campus (5:45pm – 7:30pm). The lecture will be followed by refreshments.

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