ISHN Monthly Zoom Meeting

In December 16th, 2020 we started a monthly Zoom meeting with one presentation, followed by Q & A.

ISHN-members will receive invitations via the ISHN listserv. Guests are welcome with an introduction of an ISHN member (and sending a message to

Persons who missed the presentation and would like to see it may send an email to to receive the recording.


Information on past seminars can be found here ISHN


February 16th Em. Prof. John Jarrell Historical contribution of the ovary to hysteria; the paradox of ovarian compression explored

March 16th cancelled

April 20th Marco Piccolino & Nick Wade: The falling tower of Bologna in the Divina Commedia:an  induced-motion illusion in Dante’s poem.

May 18th Spencer Weig: Henry Hun And His Use of Algorithm as a Diagnostic  and Educational Tool.

September 21st Andrew N. Williams: Thomas Willis – the long perspective

October 19th Francesco Brigo: Voices from the past: the pioneering use of the phonograph in neurology

November 16th Marco Piccolino: A “Lost Time” Between Science and Literature: the “Temps Perdu” from Hermann von Helmholtz to Marcel Proust

December 21st:  SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SEASON SEMINAR: Peter J. Koehler: Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The syndrome and other neuropsychiatric aspects

January 18th

Feb 15th

March 15th