Glasgow History of Medicine Group – Autumn Meetings 2015

Written by on October 29, 2015

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 seminars on medical history, medical humanities and related topics – Hope you can join us!

17 November2015
Dr Iain Smith, University of Glasgow, ‘Inebriety to Alcoholism: the attempted medicalisation of heavy drinking in Scotland, 1850-1950’.

8 December 2015
Dr Jeff Meek, University of Glasgow, ‘The Queer Man and the Medic: Examining medical interactions with homosexuality in Scotland, 1885-1980’

Meetings take place at 5:30pm in the library at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (tea and coffee from 5pm). It’s free to attend but please book (library@rcpsg.ac.uk or call 0141 227 3234).

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Prgramme for the Autumn meetings for the Glasgow History of Medicine Group

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The College’s heritage collections – including thousands of medical and surgical instruments, rare books, archives, and pictures – span over 6 centuries and are an excellent resource for exploring the history of medicine and the history of the city of Glasgow. Many items from the collections have been digitised and are available to view here. Our digitisation work is ongoing, and we add new items to the site regularly, so keep checking back to discover more.

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