Erin Campbell – Pain, Piety and Ageing: Sacred Suffering in Early Modern Portraits of Old Women

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 …

Katherine Walker – Pain, Age and Surgery in England, c. 1620 – 1740

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 …

Karen Chase – The Humours of Pain

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 …

Heike Hartung and Aagie Swinned – Communicating Pain: Representations of Dementia in Old Age

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 …

Kate de Medeiros – Pain, Suffering and Metaphor in Narratives of Older Americans

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 …

Charlotte Beyer – Not 'the Scenic Route' through Pain and Old Age: Representations of Black British Characters in Andrea Levy and Joan Riley's Novels

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 …

The History of Pain without Lesion in the Mid to Late 19th Century West

Room 416,  Birkbeck University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: The History of Pain without Lesion in the Mid to Late 19th Century West Organised by Visiting Fellow to the Birkbeck Pain Project Daniel S. Goldberg (East Carolina University, U.S.), Much work in the history of medicine …