Welcome Unit Seminar 18 February

Glamis Castle, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon's home that was made into a hospital in WW1 (credit: Maciej Lewandowski)

Glamis Castle, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon’s home which was made into a hospital in WW1 (credit: Maciej Lewandowski)

Hilary Term 2013 History of Medicine Seminar Series

Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine,
Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE

This term’s seminars have been convened by Dr Sloan Mahone on the theme of ‘‘Local and Global Perspectives in the History of Medicine’.  Each week we will post a blog on the upcoming seminar with detail of the topic and speaker.

The seminars are on Mondays at 2.15pm
Coffee will be available from 2.00pm

Week 6 – 18 February
Julie Anderson, University of Kent
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon’s Scrapbook: Royalty, Hospitals and Spectacle in Britain in the First World War

About the Speaker
Dr Anderson is Senior Lecturer in the History of Modern Medicine at the University of Kent.

Her research interests cover the history of medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. She is particularly interested in the cultural and social history of physical disabilities and blindness, and is currently completing a monograph on a medical history of blindness 1900-1950. Dr Anderson also researches war and medicine and has just completed a monograph on rehabilitation in the Second World War. In addition, she has written on medical technologies, particularly those for people with disabilities. Dr Anderson has worked with a number of partners to promote awareness of the history of disability, including the Royal College of Physicians. She is Chair of the Disability History Group and also co-editor of a series on the history of disability with Manchester University Press.

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