Bart’s Hospital Pathology Museum Spring Seminar Series 2012

Bart’s Hospital Pathology Museum Spring Seminar Series 2012
These seminars may be of interest to members living in and around London.

Seminar 1: 18th April
Prof. Iwan Rhys Morus (Aberystwyth University) ‘Science and the Senses’
Dr. Claire Brock (University of Leicester) ‘Risk, Responsibility, and the Female
Surgeon, 1890-1910’

Seminar 2: 25th April
Dr. Tatiana Kontou (Oxford Brookes University) ‘Florence Marryat and
Maternal Impressions: from the spiritualistic to the literary’
Dr. Shane McCorristine (University of Leicester) ‘The Ethereal Woman in
Victorian Arctic Exploration’

Seminar 3: 2nd May
Dr. Martin Willis (University of Glamorgan) ‘Catalepsy, Case Notes and George
Kirsty Chilton (Old Operating Theatre) ‘Bart’s, Bellingham and the Body

Seminar 4: 9th May
Dr. Anna Maerker (Kings College London) ‘Models vs Specimens: Debating the
utility of artificial anatomies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’
Dr. Katherine Watson (Oxford Brookes University) ‘‘In my opinion it was a
child at full time’: Infanticide in English and Welsh Medico-Legal Practice,

Seminar 5: 16th May
Karen Howell (Old Opertaing Theatre) ‘Curating the Old Operating Theatre’
Dr. Alan Bates (University College London) ‘London’s Lost Anatomy Museums’

Seminar 6: 30th May
Dr. Karl Harrison (Cranfield University) ‘Case Studies in Forensic Archaeology’
Prof. Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck College) ‘The Mummy Unwrapp’d!’

Seminar 7: 13th June – The Centre for the History of Emotions (Queen Mary,
University of London)
Dr. Tiffany Watt-Smith ‘Turning aside and looking askance: body parts and the
choreography of spectatorship’
Jen Wallis ‘Disturbing images … not to be produced: Visualising Pathology in
the Nineteenth-Century Asylum’

A Special Event on 27th June
Alastair Duncan (The Sherlock Holmes Society) ‘A Study in Barts: Sherlock
Holmes, John Watson and England’s Great Hospital’, see to book your place.

For more information see

Drinks and nibbles will be served from 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
The Pathology Museum
3rd Floor Robin Brook Centre (outpatients entrance)
(Bart’s Hospital site)
West Smithfield,
London EC1M 6BQ
t: 020 7882 8766 or 2216

You can also follow on Twitter @bartspathology

St. Paul’s station on the Central line, Barbican Station on Circle, Metropolitan
and Hammersmith & City lines are all within a short walking distance. Follow
signs for St.Bartholomew’s Hospital.

Routes 25 and 8 stop by St Paul’s. Route 56 stops outside Bart’s Hospital.

NCP car park in West Smithfield charges £2 per hour all day. On-street
metered parking available. Bart’s Hospital lies within the congestion charge

First Capital Connect services to Hertford North and Welwyn Garden City from
nearby Moorgate


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