RCPSG Medical Heritage Events – Spring/Summer 2022

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow’s Heritage team are delighted to present to you our programme of medical heritage events for Spring/Summer 2022.

Over the next six months, we will be holding a number of public talks and workshops which utilises our extensive medical heritage collections and showcases the incredible history of medicine in Glasgow –  and beyond!

All events are free to attend, but booking is mandatory. Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic, dates may be subject to change, and in-person events will be dependent on Covid-19 restrictions. For more information and further details on booking, please visit our website here: https://rcpsg.ac.uk/heritage-events.

RCPSG Medical Heritage Events: 

24th February, 2PM: Reframed – A history of the first South Asian Licentiates (in collaboration with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Scottish Heritage Project, the University of Strathclyde, and Museum Galleries Scotland)

Book: https://community.rcpsg.ac.uk/event/view/reframed-a-history-of-the-first-south-asian-licentiates-24-feb-22

7th March – 10th March, afternoons: ‘Explore our Collections’ workshops (tailored towards third and fourth year undergraduate students and postgraduate researchers within medical humanities)

21 March, 6PM: Finding ‘the Perfect Disease’: The History of Vaccination in Glasgow (in conversation with Dr Deborah Brunton, Open University)

14 April, 6PM: ‘Happiness is the best medicine’: the Mearnskirk Hospital Collection (in conversation with Dr Mara Dougall, University of Strathclyde)

21 April, 2PM – 4PM: ‘Capturing the spirit of Mearnskirk Hospital’ workshop (in partnership with the BBC Art That Made Us Festival)

5 May, 6PM: ‘Hands of Iron’: A history of Midwifery in Glasgow (celebrating over 30 years of the International Day of the Midwife)

2 June, 6PM: Reframed – Finding the Patient in medical heritage collections (in conversation with Dr Gillean McDougall, University of Glasgow)

16 June, 6PM: The Goodall Symposium – Changing Minds: Neurosurgery and Psychiatry in 1950s and 60s Glasgow

RCPSG Heritage Events 2022