Category Archives: Events

Wellcome Collection: Exploring Research Seminar Series, Spring 2020

Library Viewing Room, 2nd Floor, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London For all events, doors open at 17.15, seminars start promptly at 17.30 For all enquiries, email: ResearchDevelopmentTeam@wellcome.ac.uk For more details of events, see: https://wellcomecollection.org/event-series Tuesday 3rd March 2020: Title: Surrogacy as reproductive labour Speaker: Dr Sigrid Vertommen is a research fellow at the Department of Conflict and Development Studies at […]

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March 14th 2020: History of childbirth event at the Foundling Museum, London

This fantastic event takes place from 10am until 4pm and includes free entry to the Museum, free entry to the ‘Portraying Pregnancy …’ exhibition and a presentation by its curator Professor Karen Hearn, who is the author of an accompanying book, plus a programme of lectures. Lunch and refreshments are provided. Note to lecturers and […]

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Teaching anatomy from classical to modern times: SSHM

Download booking form This two day symposium is being organised by the Scottish Society of the History of Medicine, in association with the British Society for the History of Medicine and the History Society of the Royal Society of Medicine. The aim is to explore the development of anatomy teaching from the earliest times to […]

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IHR History Day 2019: 19th November

Discover research collections at this free one-day event designed for history students, researchers and writers, run by the Institute of Historical Research: Plan your next research project Meet specialist librarians & archivists Hear from historical organisations Talk to publishers Build your network The day includes a history fair showcasing over 50 libraries, archives and other […]

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De-medicalisation of breast feeding …

In 1982 Chloe Fisher, who has dedicated much of her life to educating midwives and women on infant feeding and to supporting breast feeding mothers, published a historical review of  modern breastfeeding ‘management’ and the origins of certain restrictive practices which prevailed for a considerable time during the twentieth century. While contemporary medical experts were advocating […]

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BSHM medicinal plants lectures and Poynter Lecture

Royal College of Physicians Medicinal plants lectures and the Poynter Lecture of the British Society for the History of Medicine Monday 11th June 1.30pm-7.00pm Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regents Park, London, NW1 4LE Plants in Anaesthesia by Dr David Wilkinson, former consultant anaesthetist, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and historian of anaesthesia A […]

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Celebrating 500 years of Pregnancy and Birth

Please click on the image thumbnails below for details of a forthcoming event: Celebrating 500 years of Pregnancy and Birth: This is being organised by Professor Valerie Worth (Trinity College, Oxford) in collaboration with the RCOG and De Partu. Attendees may also be interested in attending a De Partu meeting on September 3rd 2015, where there will be […]

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