Unit Seminar 17/02/14

History of Medicine Seminar Series

Hilary Term 2014

Mondays, 2.15pm

Venue: Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine
Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road

All Welcome

Week 5 Seminar (Monday 17 February)

Dr Emm Johnstone
(Royal Holloway University of London)

Advertising Cancer: From British Reticence to the Rhetoric of Vulnerability,
Media Interest in Young Sufferers, 1960-1980

Conveners: Dr Amelia Bonea and Dr Cressida Jervis ReadEmmJohnstone220x272

Emm Barnes Johnstone is a historian of medicine with extensive experience of working with European museums of science and medicine and with patient groups and medical associations. She is an expert in using objects and texts to engage hard-to-reach audiences, and co-author of The Art of Medicine: Over 2000 Years of Medicine in Our Lives.