Wendy Kline – Psychedelic Birth: The Countercultural Politics of Pain

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:   Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and …

Lisa Smith – Imagining the Hidden: Inexpressible Suffering in the Eighteenth Century

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, …

Keith Wailoo – Pain with a ‘Psychogenic Overlay’: The Gendered Politics of Experience and Disability in US Society

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:   Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and …

Gender and Pain in Modern History

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, showing that for the vast majority of …

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Sally Davies – The Drugs Don’t Work: A Global Threat

  Event Date: 22 September 2014 Cumberland Lodge The Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2HP Cumberland Lodge  presents: Dame Sally Davies (Chief Medical Officer, England) – The Drugs Don’t Work: A Global Threat Antibiotics add 20 years to our lives and for the last 70 years, since the manufacture of penicillin in 1943, they have allowed us to survive extraordinary …

Bubonic plague: the biology and why it matters

Event Date: 18 March 2014 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2013/2014 Joint Roundtable: ‘Bubonic plague: the biology and why it matters’ Graham Twigg (Biology, RHUL), Professor Vincent Jansen (Mathematical Biology Group, RHUL), Professor  Justin Champion (History) and Professor  Peregrine Horden (History) accompanying images: …

Efraim Lev – Practical and Theoretical Medicine in Medieval Eastern Societies: the Case of Cairo Geniza

Event Date: 22 February 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Professor Efraim Lev (University of Haifa) Practical and Theoretical Medicine in Medieval Eastern Societies: the Case of Cairo Geniza ——————————————— talk: ——————————————— questions: ———————————————   share this entry:

Peregrine Horden – What’s Wrong with Medieval Medicine?

Royal Holloway History Department Research Seminar Series Date: 20 October 2009 Peregrine Horden – What’s Wrong with Medieval Medicine? As the late great Roy Porter observed, we in the developed world have never have it so good. By any measure we have never been healthier. And yet we have also never been so anxious about our health, or so critical …