Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Skills Workshop on the Medical Humanities
Queen’s University Belfast
Thursday 7 November 2013
This event is open to MA and Doctoral research students who are interested in or are currently pursuing research in the medical humanities in the UK and Ireland. It brings together a broad range of specialists across different subject areas and institutions who will provide their own personal insights into the opportunities and resources available to students interested in the Medical Humanities across history and literature and ranging from the 17th – 21st centuries, as well as a focus on the development of a range of skills essential for postgraduate development.
The day will begin with a plenary introduction to the resources of the Wellcome Library (Dr Elma Brenner) and opportunities in US libraries and archives (Dr Yarí Pérez Marín). The afternoon will comprise four individual strands – Spanish, French, English, and History, focusing on skills such as: conducting archival research; reading early modern documents; interdisciplinarity; digitisation; ethics; medicine and literature.
Speakers include: Dr Miruna Achim; Dr Marcelo Figueroa; Dr Mauricio Nieto; Prof. Andrew Carpenter; Dr Vike Plock; Dr Steven Wilson; Dr Larry Duffy; Dr Sean Lucey; and Dr Ciara Breathnach.
*There is no attendance fee but registration is required.*