CSHHH Seminars & Lecture

The Centre for Social History of Health and Healthcare at Strathclyde University and Glasgow Caledonian University organizes a yearly programme of seminars accompanied by an annual lecture. The programme for 2019/20 is shown below (semester 1 only; to be updated in due course). The 19/20 organizer is Dr Jesse Olsynko-Gryn, Chancellor’s Fellow and Lecturer in History of Health and Wellbeing. For further information, please contact him directly jesse.olszynko-gryn@strath.ac.uk

Tuesday 24 September, 5.30 pm, LH228
‘Legato con amore in un volume: 18th and 19th century Italian manuscripts in the Wellcome Collection’
Prof Phil Cooke, University of Strathclyde
with Book Launch
When the Air Became Important: A Social History of the New England and Lancashire Textile Industries
Prof Janet Greenlees, Glasgow Caledonian University

Thursday, 17 October, 8pm, CCA
“Medical Movies, 1918-1965: Historical Films from the National Library of Medicine (USA)”
Mike Sappol, Visiting Researcher, Uppsala Universitet

MSc Seminar: 18 October, 1pm, GH511
“How medicine got modern with media technology: Towards a media history of 20th-century medicine”
Mike Sappol, Visiting Researcher, Uppsala Universitet

CSHHH Annual Lecture
Tuesday, 22 October, 5pm, Stenhouse Wing 204
The Comeback of the IUD in 21st Century America
Prof Elizabeth Watkins, University of California, San Francisco

Humanities Seminar: Wednesday, 30 October, 4pm, LH104
‘Making the nene matter: Valuing Life in Postwar Conservation’
Dr Duncan Wilson, University of Manchester

CSHHH Seminar: Tuesday, 26 November, 5pm, LH228
‘The occupational hazards of a student are principally psychiatric’: historicizing the ‘crisis’ in student mental health’
Dr Sarah Crook, Swansea University