The Spring seminar Series will run as follows - please register for each event seperately
(All lectures start at 6:30pm unless otherwise specified, and a glass of wine is available on arrival - see directions at the bottom.)
18th April – Prof. Iwan Rhys Morus (Aberystwyth University) ‘Science and the Senses’ and Dr. Claire Brock (University of Leicester) 'Risk, Responsibility, and the Female Surgeon, 1890-1910'
25th April – Dr. Tatiana Kontou (Oxford Brookes University) 'Florence Marryat and Maternal Impressions: from the spiritualistic to the literary' and Dr. Shane McCorristine (University of Leicester) 'The Ethereal Woman in Victorian Arctic Exploration'
2nd May – Dr. Martin Willis (University of Glamorgan) ‘Catalepsy, Case Notes and George Eliot’ and Kirsty Chilton (Old Operating Theatre) ‘Bart’s, Bellingham and the Body Snatchers’
9th May – Dr. Anna Maerker (Kings College London) ‘Models vs Specimens: Debating the utility of artificial anatomies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’ and Dr. Katherine Watson (Oxford Brookes University) ‘‘In my opinion it was a child at full time’: Infanticide in English and Welsh Medico-Legal Practice, 1730-1914’
16th May – Karen Howell (Old Opertaing Theatre) ‘Curating the Old Operating Theatre’, Dr. Alan Bates (University College London) 'London's Lost Anatomy Museums'
30th May – Dr. Karl Harrison (Cranfield University) ‘Case Studies in Forensic Archaeology’ and Dr. Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck College) ‘The Mummy Unwrapp’d!’
13th June – The Centre for the History of Emotions (Queen Mary College, University of London): Dr. Tiffany Watt-Smith ‘Turning aside and looking askance: body parts and the choreography of spectatorship’ and Jen Wallis ‘Disturbing images ... not to be produced": Visualising Pathology in the Nineteenth-Century Asylum’
Special event on June 27th: Alistair Duncan from the Sherlock Holmes Society will give the lecture "A Study in Bart's: Holmes, Watson and the Great Hospital".
(See http://sherlocksociety.eventbrite.co.uk to register)
Directions: Enter the hospital courtyard through Henry VII Gate and turn to your left. You will see an open access doorway to Minor Injuries/Outpatients. Head through there and only a few metres in, along the corridor to your left is a lift which says'No Access To Outpatients' Take this lift to the 3rd floor and you will find the entrance to the museum.