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Conference Report: Other Psychotherapies, Glasgow

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This guest post comes from Anastasia-Stavroula Valtadorou, a doctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh. In April, Anastasia-Stavroula was awarded a Small Award from the SGSAH Cohort Development Fund to attend the conference “Other Psychotherapies – Across Time, Space, and Cultures” at the University of Glasgow. This blog is rebublished from SGSAH with permission. Thanks to the generous… 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

MHRC Discussion Group, Wed 22nd March

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The MHRC is delighted to announce the next event as part of our discussion group – Dr Ebba Hogstrom (Marie Curie Research Fellow at Glasgow) will be presenting her work on ‘Psychiatric spaces in transition: discourse, dwellling, doing’. All welcome!   Date: 1-2pm, Wednesday 22nd March Location: Room 418, School of Geographical & Earth Sciences, East Quadrangle… Continue reading

Seminar: ‘Re-discovering Addiction: The U.S. Narcotic Farm and the History of Innovative Public Health Approaches to Drug Research and Treatment’, Glasgow

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Glasgow History of Medicine Seminar: Professor Nancy Campbell (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York) “Re-discovering Addiction: The U.S. Narcotic Farm and the History of Innovative Public Health Approaches to Drug Research and Treatment” Date: 28th February, 5.00pm, coffee and biscuits from 4.45pm Location: Seminar Room, Lilybank House Professor Campbell’s research focuses on technology as related to healthcare, with recent… Continue reading

Conference Registration: ‘Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures’, Glasgow

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Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures Date: Monday 3rd – Tuesday 4th April 2017 Location: Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8LQ Organizing Committee: Dr Gavin Miller (Chair), Medical Humanities Research Centre/English Literature, University of Glasgow Dr Sofia Xenofontos, Classics, University of Glasgow Dr Cheryl McGeachan, Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow… Continue reading

Lecture: Lucinda Kirby, ‘Public Doctors and the Law in Fourth Century Egypt’ (Glasgow)

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On Friday 17th March 2017 at 5.00pm, Lucinda Kirby of the University of Liverpool, presently holding the post of Alan Rodger Postgraduate Visiting Researcher at the University of Glasgow, will speak on: Public doctors and the law in fourth century Egypt The event will take place in room 207, 10 The Square, University Avenue, The… Continue reading

MHRC Discussion Group: Matthew Smith, ‘History in Action: Social Psychiatry in Contemporary, Political Perspective’, Glasgow

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Date: 1-2pm, Wednesday 15th February Location: Room 418, School of Geographical & Earth Sciences, East Quadrangle, University of Glasgow All are welcome at this Wednesday’s MHRC discussion group, where Dr Matthew Smith (Strathclyde) will be presenting his work on social psychiatry. History in Action: Social Psychiatry in Contemporary, Political Perspective’ In this ‘post-truth’ era, it is increasingly important… Continue reading

Seminar, ‘WWI, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution’, Glasgow

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You are invited to the next Centre for American Studies research seminar, to be held at 5.15pm on Wednesday 1st February 2017.  Dr David Lubin (Wake Forest University) will speak on: ‘Behind the Mask: World War 1, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution’ Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ. All welcome!… Continue reading

CFP: Medical Machines in Antiquity Conference, Glasgow

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Location: University of Glasgow Date: 19th-20th May 2017 The technological capabilities and mechanical achievements of the Greeks and Romans have been the subject of considerable scholarly interest in recent years. Consequently, multi and interdisciplinary collaborative research projects have not only investigated the archaeological remains of devices, such as the Antikythera Mechanism, but also utilised the… Continue reading

MHRC Discussion Group, Glasgow (Semester 2)

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The Medical Humanities Research Centre at the University of Glasgow is delighted to announce the programme for our discussion group for semester two. Please see details of the sessions below. The meetings will all take place in Room 418 in the East Quadrangle (directions available on the discussion group webpages), between 1-2pm. Tea/coffee and biscuits will… Continue reading