Glasgow History of Medicine Seminar Series: Winter 2018

Date: Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Location: Library Reading Room, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in partnership with the Centre for the History of Medicine at Glasgow University are delighted to announce the latest line-up of speaker for their seminar series. The seminar takes place at 5.30 pm with tea and coffee available from 5.00 pm. All welcome!

The details of the first speaker are as follows:

23rd January 2018
Keeping Secrets: Ethics, efficacy and Leslie E. Keeley’s 1890s Gold Cure for addiction
Speaker: Dr Timothy A. Hickman, Lancaster University
A talk on Keeley’s colourful and controversial career, with particular attention to the ethical debates that overshadowed the claims of the many patients who believed that the cure worked.

Book: On our website – https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/heritagesecrets or email library@rcpsg.ac.uk or call 0141 221 6072

For details of the other 2018 seminars please see the post on the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons’ newly designed blog! https://heritageblog.rcpsg.ac.uk/2017/12/19/glasgow-history-of-medicine-seminars-winter-2018/.

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