Tuesday, February 06, 2018

CFP: Religions and Medicine Conference in Rome

Museo delle Religioni “Raffaele Pettazzoni”

Religions and Medicine

From Antiquity to Contemporary Age

June 5-6-7-8-9, 2018
Velletri (Rome)

Call for Papers

In the contemporary Western world, medicine constitutes a specific branch of
knowledge, with its own characteristics and methods of cure and research, and it’s
tendentially autonomous, not linked with religious or folklore beliefs, even though
there are still some contacts, reciprocal influences and conflicts. In the past, however,
these spheres were more reciprocally interconnected than it appears to us nowadays.
The conference aims to investigate this interconnection in a multi-disciplinary
perspective, as regards both medical procedures and the definition of human body. ...
Follow the link for further particulars. The deadline for paper proposals is 1 April 2018.

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