Glasgow History of Medicine Seminars – Winter Meetings 2016

Written by on January 8, 2016

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

Tuesday, 19 January 2016
The trans-Atlantic movement of dynamic psychiatry to Gartnavel Mental Hospital, 1908-1921: a conversational perspective
Dr Hazel Morrison, Durham University

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Elegant Surgery: the beauty of clinical expertise
Professor Jane Macnaughton, Durham University

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Microbes to Matrons: aspects of infection control in Scottish hospitals c. 1870-1940
Professor Marguerite Dupree, University of Glasgow

Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Scotland, tropical medicine, and the making of dengue fever in East Asia
Maurits Meerwijk, University of Hong Kong

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).

Glasgow History of Medicine Seminars - Winter 2016 programme

Glasgow History of Medicine Seminars – Winter 2016 programme

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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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