Prof. Dr. H. (Harm) Beukers

Position:
  • Extraordinary professor
Expertise:
  • History of medicine
  • Rangaku, iatrochemistry, anatomy


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 1468
E-Mail: h.beukers@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Centre for the Arts in Society, KG Musea en Collecties
Office Address: Universiteitsbibliotheek
Witte Singel 26-27
2311 BG Leiden
Room number 1.04a
Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 1468
E-Mail: h.beukers@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Universitaire Bibliotheken Leiden
Office Address: Universiteitsbibliotheek
Witte Singel 26-27
2311 BG Leiden
Room number 212


As of 1 November 2007, the Scaliger chair is held by prof. Dr H. Beukers. Prof. Beukers was professor by special appointment of the Leids Universitair Fonds for the subject history of medicine. His field of interest was the interaction between medicine of the West and that of Japan. As Scaliger professor he is involved in stimulating the use of the Special Collections of Leiden University Library in education and research. Together with drs. Kasper van Ommen he is amongst several other things, teaching a course for students on Sources of Knowledge: Collections and Libraries at Leiden University (Interdisciplinary Course Museums, Heritage and Collections). He also is giving several classes for medical students on the history of medicine, anatomical drawings and doctors and their books.

Last Modified: 10-12-2015