Pain and Old Age: Three Centuries of Suffering in Silence?

Event date: 27 October 2012 Room 416 Birkbeck Main Building University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Pain and Old Age: Three Centuries of Suffering in Silence?   According to the British Pain Society, ‘pain is not a normal part of ageing’ (2008).  Yet for generations of …

Susannah Ottaway – Silencing Pain in Old Age during the Long Eighteenth Century

Event date: 27 October 2012 Room 416 Birkbeck Main Building University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Pain and Old Age: Three Centuries of Suffering in Silence?   According to the British Pain Society, ‘pain is not a normal part of ageing’ (2008). Yet for generations of …