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Madness Contested: Power and Practice (Review by Jonathan Gadsby)

Jonathan Gadsby, PhD candidate at Birmingham City University, reviews Steven Coles, Sarah Keenan and Bob Diamond, eds., Madness Contested: Power and Practice (Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books, 2013): It was impossible for me to read this new collection dispassionately and I will … Continue reading

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“The Trade in Lunacy”: A Theatrical Examination of 18th Century Private Asylums (Coventry, 27-29 June 2013)

The Warwick Centre for the History of Medicine is delighted to announce a new public engagement collaboration with Talking Birds linked to Professor Hilary Marland’s research entitled: ‘Trade in Lunacy’, supported by the Wellcome Trust’s Centre Strategic Award; Situating Medicine: New Directions … Continue reading

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“Science & Society”: History of Science, Medicine, & Technology Postgrad Conference (Oxford, 7 June 2013)

The Wellcome Unit for the History Medicine, University of Oxford is pleased to announce the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Postgraduate Conference 2013 Science and Society will take place on  7 June 2013 at 10:00-17:00 At the History Faculty Lecture Theatre, George Street, … Continue reading

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Luke Fowler’s “All Divided Selves” (Film, showing at Tate Britain, London, until 6 January 2013)

For those of you who have not yet seen Luke Fowler’s Turner-Prize nominated film on R.D. Laing (see Cheryl McGeachan’s review on the CMH blog), “All Divided Selves” will be showing several times a day at Tate Britain in London … Continue reading

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