On 12th and 13th May 2022, the interdisciplinary conference on “Bathing. A historical-topographical search for traces (Innsbruck – Ambras)” will take place as a hybrid event at the University of Innsbruck. The conference is organised and conducted by the FG Theorizing the Body of the Center Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Innsbruck (CGI) in cooperation with Ambras Castle and led by Kordula Schnegg, Christina Antenhofer and Ulrich Leitner.

In addition to numerous exciting contributions on the subject of bathing, swimming and cures, the conference offers all speakers the opportunity to take part in an afternoon programme entitled “Wellness Ambras”, in which Philippine Welser’s bathroom and Karl Ludwig’s swimming pool will be examined and a concluding workshop entitled “Wellness and Beauty –  nurturing recipes from Anna Welser’s pharmacopoeia” will be held.

Please take a look at the program and registration details here.