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Seminar Series, Centre for the History of Medicine, Glasgow

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Location: Library Reading Room, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5RJ The Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Glasgow are delighted to announce the next two speakers in their autumn-winter seminar series. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available from 5pm. All welcome!   5.30pm, Tuesday 7th… Continue reading

Lecture: Daniel Sinclair, ‘Combining Religious Norms with Liberal Autonomy in Contemporary Biomedical Law: The Israeli Experience’, Edinburgh

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 Date: 12.30 – 2pm, Tuesday 24th October 2017 Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, Doorward 6, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG ‘Combining Religious Norms with Liberal Autonomy in Contemporary Biomedical Law: The Israeli Experience’, with Prof. Daniel Sinclair, School of Law, Fordham University The heteronomous nature of Jewish Law (Halakhah) would at first sight appear to militate… Continue reading

CCDS Seminar: Sorrowless Lamentation by Prof Lennard J. Davis, Liverpool

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Date: 2-3pm, Wednesday 15th November 2017 Place: EDEN 109, Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University Sorrowless Lamentation: Viewers’ Emotional Response to the Disabled Poor in Art  Prof Lennard J. Davis, University of Illinois at Chicago This seminar reviews the history of the disabled poor in Western Art and considers what the viewers’ emotional response… Continue reading

Guest Lecture: Timothy D. Walker, “Medicine and Slavery in the Lusophone Atlantic World: Evolving Healing Practices of a Colonial Physician in Eighteenth-Century Brazil and Angola”, Glasgow

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Location: TalkLab Room, University of Glasgow Library Date: 5pm, Thursday 12th October 2017 The Camões Institute and Medical Humanities Research Centre at the University of Glasgow are delighted to announce a visiting lecture by Timothy D. Walker (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth), on “Medicine and Slavery in the Lusophone Atlantic World: Evolving Healing Practices of a Colonial Physician… Continue reading

Lecture: Wendy Kline, ‘Making the Invisible Visible: The Unexpected Entanglements of Psychiatry, Midwifery, and Psychedelics’, Glasgow

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Location: University of Strathclyde, Stenhouse Wing, Room 105 Date: 5-6.30pm, Tuesday 10th October 2017 The Centre of the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) invites you to their annual lecture, by Wendy Kline (Purdue University), on ‘Making the Invisible Visible: The Unexpected Entanglements of Psychiatry, Midwifery, and Psychedelics’. All are welcome, but please reserve a place… Continue reading

Glasgow History of Medicine Seminars, RCPSG

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The Centre for the History of Medicine (part of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at Glasgow University) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow invite you to a series of free seminars on medical history. Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Library Reading Room, 232-242 St Vincent St, Glasgow,… Continue reading

Seminar and Reading, Eli Clare: ‘Brilliant Imperfection’, Edinburgh

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Date: 3-5pm, Tuesday 12th September 2017 Location: Appleton Tower, University of Edinburgh Eli Clare is an international speaker on disability, queer and trans identities, and social justice. Reading from his new book Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure, Eli will be hosting a seminar for the School of Social and Political Sciences. Following the reading, there will be… Continue reading

Life of Breath at the Edinburgh Book Festival, 13-25 August 2017

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Durham University’s Life of Breath project is delighted to announce a series of breath and air-themed events in collaboration with the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Taking the Air, supported by The Wellcome Trust, will investigate ideas around breath. 1 in 5 people in the UK have a long-term lung-related illness and 115,000 die from lung disease each year. A… Continue reading

Guest Lecture: Prof. Lianne McTavish, ‘Tapeworms in/as Body in Early Modern Europe’, Glasgow

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Location: Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre, University of Glasgow Date: 5.30pm, Friday 7th July 2017 The Leverhulme Trust Collections Research Group is delighted to welcome Professor Lianne McTavish from the University of Alberta to give the second talk in the new series of Human Constellations Collections talks, lectures, workshops and events. Prof. McTavish will be speaking on ‘Tapeworms in/as Body in Early Modern Europe’.   Join us for what… Continue reading

RCPSG Lecture: Pankaj Chandak, ‘Safer Surgery – The Lasting Legacy of Joseph Lister’, Glasgow

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Lecture, Pankaj Chandak: ‘Safer Surgery – The Lasting Legacy of Joseph Lister’ Date: 7pm, Thursday 15th June 2017 (refreshments from 6.30pm) Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is delighted to invite you to their annual Goodall Lecture.… Continue reading