The History of Medicine Unit regularly hosts research seminars to raise the profile of the Unit within the whole of the School, the University and also the community at large.
The first seminar will be held in LT3, the rest will be held in Room WF38 (First Floor) of the Medical School at 5:30 pm
Thursday 16th January, Dr Dora Vargha (Birkbeck)
‘Rethinking the History of Polio: an Eastern European Perspective’
Thursday 30th January, Dr Michael Finn (University of Leeds)
‘The Neuro-Psychological Complex; Bringing together, and splitting up, the mixed science of the Victorian asylum’
Thursday 13th February, Dr Jamie Stark (University of Leeds)
‘“Modern Scientific Artificial Electric Feeding”: Electrotherapy, Rejuvenation & the Medical Trade in Early 20th C Britain’
Thursday 27th February, Dr Claire L. Jones (Director of the Leeds Museum of the History of Science, Technology & Medicine)
‘Under the Covers? Commerce, Condoms & Consumers in Britain, 1860-1960’
Thursday 13th March, Dr Alex Mold (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
‘“Ghosts in the Machine”? Patients, the Public and participation in post-war British health care’.
All are welcome to attend
Details of future seminars are available from:
Dr Vanessa Heggie, Birmingham Fellow, History of Medicine Unit, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT.