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)
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