King’s College London has inaugurated a new seminar series focusing on interdisciplinary investigations of the history of health and medicine. The first series focuses on “The Body”.
Speakers in this first series comprise:
1 May Hilary Marland (Warwick): ‘Lay Down Rules and Stick to Them’: Managing Adolescent Girls’ Bodies in Britain c.1900
8 May Edgar Jones and Jane Brooks (KCL): War and the Body
22 May Victoria Kelley (Central Saint Martins) and Carol Pellowe (KCL): Cleaning the Body
29 May Julie Anderson: The Disabled Body
5 June: Carin Berkowitz (Chemical Heritage Foundation) and David Hay (KCL): Educating the Body – Eye, hand, and imagination in (bio)medical education
For further information about talks, speakers and the series as a whole, click here.