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Rethinking the Medical in the Medical Humanities

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 3 – 4pm

Rethinking the Medical in the Medical Humanities

The Trinity College Dublin Medical and Health Humanities Initiative brings together researchers from a wide range of disciplines including history, philosophy, sociology, drama, health sciences, religion, cultural studies, arts, literature and languages.These events offer the opportunity to see medicine through the eyes of academics who are concerned with literary, historical, philosophical, aesthetic and technological perspectives of health, illness, disability and practice. CPD for medical practitioners has been applied for.

The 2016-17 programme of seminars is available below. All seminars will be at 1pm in the Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub with interactive video links to the Meeting Room in the Trinity Centre at Tallaght Hospital, and the Trinity Centre in St James' Hospital.  4 October 2016  | Rethinking the Medical in the Medical Humanities by Des O Neill, School of Medicine, TCD

15 November 2016 | Louis Wolfson's Schizophrenic Translation System by Alexandra Lukes, Dept of French, TCD

13 December 2016 | Healing Hands: Creative Embodied Management of Shame and Suffering in the Female Breast Cancer Experiencel   by Tina McGrath, Dept. of Occupational Therapy

17 January 2016 | Qualitative Explorations of Loneliness in Irish Older Adults by Joanna McHugh, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience

14 February 2017 | Love as Delusion, Delusions of Love: Erotomania and the Modern Mind by Brendan Kelly, School of Medicine, TCD

14 March 2017 | Generating Understandings of Women’s Concealing Pregnancy Narratives Through Opera by Catherine Conlon, School of Social Work and Social Policy, TCD

11 April 2017 | 'Ordinary Secret Sinners': Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886), and Dastardly Victorian Doctors by Clare Clarke, School of English, TCD. - PLEASE NOTE, THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub
Accessibility: Yes
Event Type: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Campus information, Careers, Children’s activities, Classes, Conferences, Courses, Exhibits, External sport events, Key dates, Lectures and Seminars, Library, Public, Science Gallery, Special events, Student events, Trinity Sport events, Workshops and Training
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
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