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Anne Hilde van Baal †

Fields of research and interest:

Social history of medicine; Patients in history; Patients in the history of homoeopathy, nineteenth century, development of modern spiritualism
 
PhD project:
Research into the patients of the Ghent homoeopathic physician Gustave A. van den Berghe (1869-1902).
 
Contacts with journals, newsletters, institutions:

Connected with the Huizinga Institute for cultural history and the Institute for Culture and History of the University of Amsterdam. Reviewer of the Tijdschrift voor sociale en economische geschiedenis
 
Bibliography of recent (since 1993) monographs and articles:
  • „J’ai vu une femme publique". Sexuality, Venereal Disease and Homoeopathy in nineteenth-century Ghent: the Tale of the Patient, in: Medizin, Gesellschaft und Geschichte 20 (2001), 179-196.
  • Homoeopathy in nineteenth-century Flanders: the Patients of the Ghent Homoeopath Gustave van den Berghe 1869-1902, in: Martin Dinges (ed.): Patients in the History of Homoeopathy (Sheffield, 2002), 237-258.
  • Being ill in the City. Nineteenth-century Ghent Sufferers and their Experience with Homoeopathy, in: Medizin, Gesellschaft und Geschichte 22 (forthcoming in 2004).
  • "Spiritisme: geloof in genezing? Het Amsterdamse genootschaap Veritas, 1869-1902", in Amanda Kluveld, Anne Hilde von Baal, Catharina Th. Bakker, Gemma Blok (eds.), Genezen. Opstellen bij het aufscheid von Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra (Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2005), 163-173.
  • In search of a cure. The patients of the Ghent homoepathic physician Gustave A. van den Berghe (1837-1902) (Rotterdam: Erasmus Publishing, 2008).
  • Stephen Snelders en Frans J. Meijman, De mondige patiënt. Historische kijk op een mythe (Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 2009) Studium. Tijdschrift voor wetenschaps- en universiteitsgeschiedenis 1 (2010), 49-50. (Review)

Position: Programme director Huizinga Instituut, graduate school for cultural history, and RMeS, research school for media studies at the University of Amsterdam.
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