Research Collaborations

Reading Group on the Pseudo/Sciences of the Long Nineteenth Century (Lit and Phil, 2 March 2015)

The next meeting of the reading group will take place on Monday 2 March between 6.00 and 7.30 at the Lit and Phil (Literary and Philosophical Society) in Newcastle upon Tyne. Wine and nibbles are available, and everyone is welcome. Roisin McCloskey, PhD candidate in English Literature at Durham University will be Read more…

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Research Collaborations

Reading Group on the Pseudo/Sciences of the Long Nineteenth Century (Newcastle, 20 January 2014)

In what ways did reading character off the skull in phrenology contribute to the birth of neuropsychology? How was the spectacle of the trance in mesmerism linked to the emergence of electricity, magnetism and psychoanalysis? What were the connections between the spiritualist seance, the telegraph and the telephone? These are Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Participation

Feminist Postgraduate Reading Group on ‘Body politics & reproductive technologies’ (London, Senate House Library)

Feminist Postgraduate Reading Group Senate House Library ‘Body Politics and Reproductive Technologies’ First session: Monday February 4th 6.30 pm in Senate House Library, Room 246 The politics of the body and reproductive rights have been central to feminist scholarship and activism throughout the last century. In this semester the reading Read more…

By medh, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities