Locating the Association of Anaesthetists in Doctoropolis

Locating the Association of Anaesthetists in Doctoropolis

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Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

21 Portland Place

London

W1B 1PY

United Kingdom

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Have you ever wondered why Fitzrovia is a hub for medial institutions, and why they occupy certain buildings? Then this talk is for you...

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In this talk, art and architectural historian Ann-Marie Akehurst will discuss the many homes of the Association of Anaesthetists since their establishment in 1932.

Intertwined with histories of the expansion of early modern London and the rise of the medical professions, she will explore some of the decision making behind the choice of location for the Association, from Lincoln’s Inn Fields to 21 Portland Place, and set that within the context of why certain areas of London were considered more desirable by medical institutions.

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