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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Margaret Pelling and the History of Cholera in England Dr Margaret Pelling (Oxford) and Dr Erica Charters discuss how historians understand disease and the myths about the end of cholera in nineteenth-century England. Erica Charters, Margaret Pelling 08 Oct 2021
2 How Epidemics End: Introduction Dr Erica Charters (Oxford) and Dr Kristin Heitman (Independent Historian) discuss their research into the ending of epidemic. Erica Charters, Kristin Heitman 08 Oct 2021
3 Smallpox, and Jenner Welcome to the eighteenth century, at a point when Europe is going through another major smallpox outbreak, a disease that by this point has been plaguing populations around the globe for centuries. Peter Millican, Claas Kirchhelle, Brian Angus, Blanche Oguti 01 Dec 2020
4 The Great Plague in the final plague episode of the series, Professor Peter Millican talks to his guests about the last major outbreak of this horrific disease in seventeenth-century England. Peter Millican, Paul Slack, Emma Smith, Kees Windland 01 Dec 2020
5 The Black Death Professor Peter Millican arrives in the fourteenth century and meets history's most notorious plague outbreak. Peter Millican, Samuel Cohn, Blanche Oguti 01 Dec 2020
6 The Plague of Justinian Welcome to the Eastern Roman Empire in the sixth century. This time, Professor Peter Millican discusses a plague that historians and medical experts agree was likely the first plague pandemic humanity experienced. Peter Millican, Michael McCormick, Abigail Buglass 01 Dec 2020
7 Athens: the first plague? Join Professor Peter Millican in 5th century Athens, a crowded city in the midst of a siege, where a devastating disease had just erupted. Peter Millican, Tim Rood, Brian Angus, Blanche Oguti 01 Dec 2020
8 Getting your Research Noticed: Public Engagement and History of Medicine Third talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine. Lindsay Fitzharris 14 Jul 2014
9 Creative Commons A spirit of scientific rigour: Koch's postulates and 20th century medicine: GTC McGovern Lecture 2013 Professor Christoph Gradmann, Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo gives the 2013 McGovern Lecture in the history of medicine Christoph Gradmann 10 Dec 2013