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Call for Expressions of Interest: Glasgow Life Medical Humanities Scoping Event

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Date: 2.00-4.00 pm, Wednesday 14th February 2018 Location: Mitchell Library, Glasgow Deadline for Expressions of Interest: 31st January 2018 Glasgow Life in conjunction with the Medical Humanities Research Centre and the College of Arts in the University of Glasgow invite expressions of interest from researchers who may wish to work with the internationally significant medical history and humanities… Continue reading

Write the Future! Competition Winner

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As part of the Being Human Festival 2017 Dr Hannah Tweed and Dr Anna McFarlane held a creative writing workshop, ‘Write the Future!’, to encourage young writers to think about science fiction, medicine, and disability. Those who participated were invited to submit their stories in a writing competition, and it gives us great pleasure to share the… Continue reading

Screen Seminar: Hannah Hamad, ‘Screening the NHS at 70: Exploring the Political Stakes of Contemporary UK Medical Television’, Glasgow     

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Date: 5.30pm – 7pm, Wednesday 6th December Location: Room 408, Gilmorehill Halls, University of Glasgow Screen Seminars at Glasgow are delighted that Dr Hannah Hamad (University of Cardiff) will be presenting her work on ‘Screening the NHS at 70: Exploring the Political Stakes of Contemporary UK Medical Television’. All welcome! ‘Screening the NHS at 70: Exploring the Political Stakes of… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Lost limbs and posthuman enhancement’, Being Human Festival, Glasgow

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Date: 7-8.30pm, Friday 24th November 2017 Location: Kelvin Theatre, Ground Floor, University of Glasgow Library, Hillhead Street, Glasgow As part of the Being Human Festival, Anna McFarlane and Hannah Tweed are delighted to invite you to a free event on 24th November 2017. ‘Lost Limbs and Posthuman Enhancement’ engages with speculative design, prosthetics, technology, and artefact speed-dating.… Continue reading

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

Launch: ‘William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues’, Glasgow

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Date:  4-6pm, Tuesday 7th November 2017 Location: The University of Glasgow Library (Level 12) The University of Glasgow Special Collections team are delighted to invite you to the launch for ‘William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues’. Help us celebrate the completion of the Wellcome Trust funded project ‘William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the… 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

MHRC Discussion Group: Douglas Small, ‘Cocaine, Edward Weston, and Victorian Sports Doping’, Glasgow

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Location: Room 216, the Hetherington Building Date: 1-2pm, Wednesday 18 October The MHRC is delighted to announce the next discussion group topic. At our next meeting, Dr Douglas Small (Wellcome Trust Research Fellow in Literature and Medicine, University of Glasgow), will present  his work on ‘Cocaine, Edward Weston, and Victorian Sports Doping’. Drinks and snacks will be provided,… 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

MHRC Discussion Group 2017-2018

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We’re delighted to announce that the new season of the Glasgow medical humanities discussion group is starting again, beginning on Wed 27th September with a paper from Sarah Phelan (Glasgow). The discussion group meetings will all take place between 1-2pm in Room 216, the Hetherington Building, at Glasgow University. Refreshments will be provided.     Sarah Phelan: “The ‘Dream Books’… Continue reading