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Monday, August 24

Pauls Stradins Museum of History of Medicine, 1 Antonijas street

9:00 - 16:00 Pre-Congress Workshop by Yoel Donchin M.D, Center for  Medical Education, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel "The smart use of video clips and movies as an effective tool for teaching History of Medicine" (25.00 EUR). More information

16:00 - ISHM Executive bureau meeting

17:00 - ISHM Administrative council meeting & polls

18:00 - 21:00 Get-together party. Museum galleries opened. Registration available.

Tuesday, August 25

Rīga Stradiņš University. Main building, Dzirciema 16

9:00-10:00 Registration available

10:00-11:45 Opening ceremony (speeches & concert)

10:45-11:30 Keynote lecture by Jacalyn Duffin “Stanley's Dream: The Medical Expedition to Easter Island”

11:30-12:30 Coffee break and opening of ISHM Summer Course pop-up exhibition

12:30-14:00 Parallel sessions [1]

14:00-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:00 Parallel sessions [2]

Pharmacy Museum, Riharda Vāgnera 13

19:00-22:00 Museum visit, old town tour and unveiling a commemorative plaque dedicated to the first Anatomical Theatre in Riga (1753) Old town tour and Pharmacy museum

Wednesday, August 26

Rīga Stradiņš University, Medical education technology centre, Anniņmuižas 26A

10:00-10:45 Keynote lecture by Nils Hansson “How (not) to Win the Nobel Prize: Winners and Losers in Nobel Prize history”

10:45-11:30 Panel discussion moderated by Nils Hansson “Doctors and Nobel Prize in Literature”

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:30 Poster sessions [1]

12:30-14:00 Parallel sessions [3]

14:00-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:00 Parallel sessions [4]

Rīga Stradiņš University, Anatomy Museum, Kronvalda 9

19:00-21:00 Opening up Anatomy Museum. Rector’s reception

*congress satellite conference “Anatomy&Beyond”

Thursday, August 27

Rīga Stradiņš University, Medical education technology centre, Anniņmuižas 26A

10:00-10:45 Keynote lecture by Alexander Lucas Bieri “Andreas Vesal’s Lasting Impact on the Art of the Danse Macabre”

10:45-11:30 Panel discussion moderated by Theo Dirix “Anatomy and Beyond”

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:30 Poster sessions [2]

12:30-14:00 Parallel sessions [5]

14:00-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:00 Parallel sessions [6]

19:00-23:00 Gala dinner. Pauls Stradiņš Awards Ceremony. More information

Friday, August 28

Pauls Stradins Museum of History of Medicine, Antonijas 1

10:00-10:45 Keynote lecture by Dan Healey “The Notebooks of Gulag Doctors: Medical service in Stalin’s Labour Camps”
10:45-11:30 Panel discussion moderated by Florian Steger “Medicine and Totalitarianism”

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-13:00 General Assembly

13:00-14:00 Closing ceremony