Historical Understandings of Mental Illness

Wednesday 9 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)

Dr Kate Smith (k.smith@bham.ac.uk)

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Emily Betz (History, St Andrews), Angus Gowland (History, UCL), Leonard Smith (Applied Health Research, Birmingham) and Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion on the ways in which mental illness was understood and approached in the past, and particularly within the early modern period.

This event has been organised by the Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC), in collaboration with the Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies (CREMS).