AHRC/CHASE Collaborative Doctoral Award PhD studentship in collaboration with Birkbeck, University of London and Wellcome Collection

The Body and the Book, England 1350-1600: Manuscripts and Printed Books at Wellcome Collection Qualification type: PhD Location: London Funding for: UK Students / EU Students Funding amount: AHRC stipend: for the academic year 2019-20, the stipend will be £17,559 with London weighting. This includes enhanced stipend to cover additional travel costs relating to the […]

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Reading group: Phenomenological approaches to the medical humanities – 21 March 2019

Birkbeck Medical Humanities Reading Group, 21 March 2019 The Birkbeck Medical Humanities Reading Group will meet on Thursday 21st March 2019, 14:00-15:30, in Room 101, 30 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DT. **please note the change from our usual location**  This session will focus on phenomenological approaches to the medical humanities, and it will be led by Dr Peter Fifield (English […]

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Lecture: Michael Sappol, Anatomy’s Photography: Showmanship, Objectivity, Transgression – 13 March

Wed 13 March 2019, 5.30 pm, Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD All welcome, please book here to reserve your free place Speaker: Michael Sappol, PhD (History of Science & Ideas, Uppsala University, Sweden; formerly scholar-in-residence and curator-historian, National Library of Medicine, BIH Visiting Fellow) It’s Paris, 18 April 1910. Eugène-Louis Doyen (1859-1916) takes the […]

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Medical Cinema 1918-1965: Films from the collection of the National Library of Medicine – 20 March

Wed, 20 March 2019, 6-9 pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD All welcome, please book here to reserve your free place An evening of short films from the collection of the National Library of Medicine Host: Michael Sappol, PhD (History of Science & Ideas, Uppsala University, Sweden; formerly scholar-in-residence and curator-historian, National […]

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