Out of the reach of children? Adolescent health and medicine use in Africa – Kate Hampshire (Public Lecture, York, 1 October 2014)

You are warmly invited to a public lecture by Dr Kate Hampshire (Durham University): ‘Out of the reach of children? Adolescent health and medicine use in Africa’, which takes place Wednesday 1st October in the Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, starting at 6:00​pm​. “Adolescents across the world face a number of serious health Read more…

Gartnavel Royal Hospital & the History of Scottish Psychiatry (Symposium, Glasgow, 15 November 2014)

Gartnavel Royal Hospital and the History of Scottish Psychiatry A Day Symposium to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the founding of Gartnavel Royal Hospital will be held on Saturday, 15th November, 2014, at Cancer Support Scotland, The Calman Centre, Gartnavel Campus Programme 9.30 – 10.00          Registration and Coffee 10.00 – 10.40        Professor Chris Philo (University Read more…

The Subject of Addiction: Culture & Clinic (Conference, Nottingham, 8-9 September 2014)

The Subject of Addiction: Culture and Clinic The Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham This conference is taking place at the University of Nottingham on the 8th and 9th of September 2014. This interdisciplinary event brings together critical and cultural theorists with clinical practitioners in order to interrogate contemporary addiction discourse, Read more…

Healing the Wounds of Childhood: The Medical & Psychological Care of Children (Conference, Exeter, 3 October 2014)

“HEALING THE WOUNDS OF CHILDHOODThe Medical and Psychological Care of Children: Historical and Current Perspectives”Supported by:The Centre for Medical History, University of ExeterThe Wellcome TrustOctober 3, 20149.00-17.00, at the Buckerell Lodge Hotel, ExeterKeynote Address: Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University): ‘Child Guidance in Scotland and England’ FULL CONFERENCE FEE:CCHN Members Read more…

Healing the Wounds of Childhood: The Medical & Psychological Care of Children (Conference, Exeter, 3 October 2014)

“HEALING THE WOUNDS OF CHILDHOODThe Medical and Psychological Care of Children: Historical and Current Perspectives”Supported by:The Centre for Medical History, University of ExeterThe Wellcome TrustOctober 3, 20149.00-17.00, at the Buckerell Lodge Hotel, ExeterKeynote Address: Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University): ‘Child Guidance in Scotland and England’ FULL CONFERENCE FEE:CCHN Members Read more…

Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, 1660-1832 (Conference, Northumbria and Newcastle Universities, 3-5th July 2014)

The conference will consider the debate on fashion and sickness that linked melancholy, the vapours, nervousness, gout, consumption and many other diagnoses with the elite and superior sensibility. Its central aim is to take a new look at the topic by taking into account voices from beyond the social and Read more…

Medicine, Patenting & Ownership in Historical Perspective (Workshop, Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds, 14-15 July 2014)

Medicine, Patenting & Ownership in Historical Perspective An international and interdisciplinary workshop Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds, UK 14-15 July 2014 As part of the AHRC Research Network “Rethinking Patenting Cultures”, colleagues are invited to attend this two-day workshop on the history of patenting and ownership in the history of medicine Read more…

Robert Burns and medicine: Exploring links between physical illness, mental disorder and creativity (Symposium, Glasgow, 29 May 2014)

Robert Burns and medicine: Exploring links between physical illness, mental disorder and creativity Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 29 May 2014 The connections between the life and works of Robert Burns and the medical profession will be explored in a symposium in the College on 29 May. Read more…