Below are the details of the next NNMHR workshop to be held at the University of Glasgow on 22nd January 2016.
There are a number of bursaries available to cover travel expenses of any postgraduate students wishing to attend – if you’d like to apply for one of these, simply let Harriet know when you register.
The Northern Network workshop runs from 10am-5pm and is followed by a launch event for Glasgow University’s Medical Humanities Network Website. You are very welcome to stay on for this event.
If you would like to reserve a free ticket, the best way to do so is through the Eventbrite page:
If you have any questions about the evening, please email Hannah Tweed at ">. We hope to see you in January!
Northern Network for Medical Humanities
Glasgow Workshop Programme
Friday 22 January 2016
Location: Seminar Room One (Yudowitz), Wolfson Medical School, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ (see campus map)
10-1045 Arrival, Coffee and Welcome (Atrium)
1045-1200 Session One: Posthuman Medical Humanities.
Chair: Dr Sabine Wieber, History of Art, Glasgow University
Dr Sarah Cockram, History, Glasgow University: ‘Living with Companion Animals at the Renaissance Court’
Dr Anna McFarlane, English Literature, Glasgow University: ‘Posthuman Medicine’
Dr Douglas Small, English Literature, Glasgow University: ‘Cocaine and Cultural Mythology, c.1860-1919’
Ms Thora Hands, CSHHH/History, Strathclyde University: ‘Reframing Drink and the Victorians: The consumption of alcohol in Britain 1869-1914’
1200-1215 Comfort Break
1215-1330 Session Two: Mental Health
Chair: Dr Sheila Dickson, German, Glasgow University
Dr Matt Smith, CSHHH/History, Strathclyde University: ‘The Magic Years: American Psychiatry’s Take on the History of Post-War American Psychiatry, 1945-1970’
Dr Cheryl McGeachan and Prof. Chris Philo, Geographical and Earth Sciences, Glasgow University: ‘Asylum and Post-Asylum Spaces’
Dr Ross White, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Glasgow University: ‘Understanding the distress of Langi people living in Northern Uganda’
Ms Moira Hansen, Scottish Literature, Glasgow University: ‘“Melancholy and low spirits are half my disease”: Physical and mental health in the life and works of Robert Burns’
1330-1430 Lunch (Atrium)
1430-1530 Session Three: Textual Cultures
Chair: Dr Christine Ferguson, English Literature, Glasgow University
Ms Laura Stevens, Library, Glasgow University, ‘Digitisation of records of Gartnavel Royal Hospital and Crichton Royal Institution’
Dr Hannah Tweed, English Literature, Glasgow University: ‘Medical Paratexts’
Dr Megan Coyer, English Literature, Glasgow University: ‘Blackwood’s Magazine and Nineteenth-Century Medical Humanism’
1530-1600 Coffee (Atrium)
1600-1700 Session Four: Ethics and Care
Chair: Dr Cheryl McGeachan, Geographical and Earth Sciences, Glasgow University
Rev Dr Hamilton Inbadas, Glasgow End of Life Studies Group, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Glasgow University (Crichton Campus), ‘Philosophy/theology and understanding spirituality at the end of life in India’
Dr Angus Ferguson, Centre for History of Medicine/Economic and Social History, Glasgow University, ‘Medical confidentiality’
Dr Lucy Pickering, School of Social and Political Sciences, Glasgow University, ‘Under the Influence: On the Ethics of Research with Active Drug Users’
1700-1830: Dr Megan Coyer & Dr Hannah Tweed: Launch of Glasgow University Medical Humanities Network Website