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Rhianna Elliott

PhD student

Funded by a Wellcome Trust Doctoral Studentship 2018-2021.

https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/people-and-projects/grants-awarded/menstruation-and-moon-early-modern-england

College: Newnham
Supervisor: Lauren Kassell, Rebecca Flemming (advisor)
Thesis topic: Menstruation and the moon in early modern England
Research interests: Early modern science & medicine; astrology & natural philosophy; social & cultural histories of gender

Talks

"Blood, bodies and the moon: creating a child in early modern medical texts." 'The art and science of the moon' conference, Royal Museums Greenwich, November 2019.

"Sex, generation and the moon in seventeenth-century England." British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Postgraduate Conference, University of Cambridge, April 2019.

Teaching

This academic year (2019-20) I am supervising undergraduates for Part II Paper 1: Early Science & Medicine

 

Contact: re342@cam.ac.uk