Programme: Localism in the Medical Humanities, MHRNS workshop, University of Glasgow

Localism in the Medical Humanities 

Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS) Workshop Event

Hosted by the Medical Humanities Research Centre (University of Glasgow)

Co-organisers: Dr Megan Coyer (University of Glasgow) and Dr Claire McKechnie-Mason (Glasgow Centre for Population Health)

Date: Saturday 19th March 2016

Location: 4 University Gardens, University of Glasgow (Room 202)

This workshop event brings together medical humanities researchers from a range of disciplines to explore the question: How can ideas of the local, the regional, and the national inform medical humanities research in and about the Scottish context?

Places at this event are free but limited. If you would like to attend please email, Megan Coyer at

Draft Programme

10.30-11: Welcome and coffee

11-12.30: Panel 1

  • Iain Hutchison (University of Glasgow): ‘White coats, starched aprons, shawlie wimmin, and snivelly bairns: the rise and rise of Glasgow’s children’s hospital’
  • Moira Hansen (University of Glasgow): ‘Best Laid Plans’
  • Arianna Introna (Stirling University): ‘Spectres of Nationalism and Disability Squints: Notes Towards a Crip Scottish Literary Studies’

12.30-1.30: Lunch

1.30-2.30: Panel 2

  • Pete Seaman (Glasgow Centre for Population Health): ‘Representing Dennistoun’
  • TBC (University of the West of Scotland): TBC

2.30-3.30: Research Proposals Roundtable

  • Megan Coyer (University of Glasgow): ‘Sickness in Scotland: The Glaswegian Illness Narrative’
  • Claire McKechnie-Mason (Glasgow Centre for Population Health): ‘Representing Disease’

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *