From the Earliest Skeletal Evidence of Autopsy in the New World to disturbing bodies: new titles

In the last couple of months I’ve come across several recently released body-related titles which sound like they deserve some attention: The Bioarchaeology of Dissection and Autopsy in the United States. Editor: Kenneth C. Nystrom. Springer 2016. From the earliest skeletal evidence of anatomy in the US, to postmortem manipulations of the human body, this title aims…

Body-related, history of science & museum studies upcoming conferences

the body 1.Face in Trouble: From Physiognomics to Facebook. International Conference in Humanities. Cracow, 26-28th March 2015. http://faceintrouble.wordpress.com/ “Face in Trouble seeks to examine those philosophical tendencies which problematize face transparency and try to resist the Levinas’s ethical turn….The conference will bring together a wide range of specialists of manifold disciplines. It will attempt to…