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Olivier Faure

Fields of research and interest:
Social history of medicine, health and hospitals (France 19th and 20th centuries); History of pharmacy and medications especially spas and mineral waters

Ongoing projects:
History of homeopathy (book in French to be published by Aubier Paris)

Contacts with journals, newsletters, institutions:
Institut romand d’histoire de la médecine (Genève, Lausanne); EHESS (Paris); Programme interdisciplinaire santé

Bibliography of recent (since 1993) monographs and articles:

Monographs

  • Praticiens, patients et militants de l’homéopathie en France et en Allemagne (Lyon, 1992).

Articles

  • La clientèle d’un homéopathe parisien au XXe siècle, in: Olivier Faure (ed.): Praticiens, patients et militants de l’homéopathie en France et en Allemagne (Lyon, 1992), 175-196.
  • Eine zweite Heimat für die Homöopathie: Frankreich, in: Martin Dinges (ed.): Weltgeschichte der Homöopathie (München, 1996), 48-73.
  • Léon Vannier’s patients in the 1930’s, in: Martin Dinges (ed.): Patients in the history of homeopathy (Sheffield, 2002), 199-212.
  • L’homéopathie entre contestation et intégration, in: Actes de la recherche en sciences sociales (2002), 88-96.
Position: Professor of modern and contemporary history
Address: Université Lyon III, EMS, 18 rue Chevreul, 69362 Lyon Cedex 07, France
Telephone: 0033-478-787577
Fax: 0033-478-787577