Photographic Histories of Psychology (Symposium, de Montfort University, November 25 2014)

Photographic Histories of Psychology One-day postgraduate symposium 25 November, 2014 Trinity House, PHRC, de Montfort University, Leicester Registration now open (registration fee includes sandwich lunch, tea and coffee) *£0: PHRC students and speakers *£10: de Montfort University students *£20: students *£26: non students The registration link is here.   Program: Read more…

Portraits of Violence: Public Lecture by Suzannah Biernoff (Durham Light Infantry Museum Art Gallery, 6-7:30 pm, 18 Sept 2014)

Portraits of Violence: Public Lecture by Suzannah Biernoff Durham Light Infantry Museum Art Gallery, 6-7:30 pm, 18 Sept 2014 A free event supported by the Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University, and Wellcome Trust. One of the most poignant innovations of the First World War was the production of portrait Read more…

Figuring the Tumor : Photography, Self, and Advanced Cancer in Botswana – Julie Livingston (Public Lecture, Wellcome Trust, 11 June 2014)

Wellcome Medal Lecture Figuring the Tumor : Photography, Self, and Advanced Cancer in Botswana will be given by Dr Julie Livingston, Rutgers University Wednesday 11 June 2014, at 5.30pm (talk to start at 6.00pm) at the Wellcome Trust Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE This talk considers a Read more…

Mermaids amongst the Cables: The Abstracted Body and the Telegraphic Touch – Clare Pettitt (Seminar, King’s College, 9 October 2013)

King’s College Research Seminar series in the history of science, technology and medicine: Professor Clare Pettitt Mermaids amongst the Cables: The Abstracted Body and the Telegraphic Touch Wednesday 9 October at 5-6.30pm in S8.08, Strand Building. This paper uses two paintings of mermaids form the 1880s to think about the emergence in Read more…

Case Studies of Medical Portraiture (Workshop, London, July 12, 2013)

Case Studies of Medical Portraiture concluding workshop July 12th 2013 King’s College London  Strand Building, room S8.08 Programme 9:00 – Registration 9:30 – Panel 1 Keynote Address: Lucia Dacome (University of Toronto) – ‘The anatomy of the embroiderer: celebrity, domesticity and self-portraiture in eighteenth-century Italy’ Julia Rüdiger (University of Vienna) Read more…