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Guest Post: Dr Adrian Chapman, Visiting Fellow at the MHRC, University of Glasgow

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R. D. Laing’s Version of Asylum and its Cultural Appeal Dr Adrian Chapman Florida Sate University, London Centre The Wellcome Collection’s fascinating new London exhibition, Bedlam: The Asylum and Beyond, offers several versions of the asylum: a place of incarceration and therapy, an object of voyeuristic fascination, and a source of artistic inspiration to patient-artists… Continue reading

Guest Post: Dr Adrian Chapman, Visiting Fellow at the MHRC, University of Glasgow

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At the start of April I left London, where I teach British Literature to students from Florida State University, and moved up to Scotland. Thanks to a Wellcome Trust Research Bursary (https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/research-bursaries), I’ve been able to take up a position as a Visiting Fellow at the University of Glasgow’s University’s Medical Humanities Research Centre. In… Continue reading

Guest Post: Jenny Eklöf, Visiting Fellow, University of Glasgow

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Medical Humanities – Outside, Inside, or Side by Side? I came to the Medical Humanities Research Centre here in Glasgow well aware that the medical humanities comprise a field of study where its representatives continuously debate and discuss what their object of study really is, how research should be conducted and the overall value of… Continue reading