Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

New Podcasts: History of Medicine Seminar Series

Wednesday, 29 June 2011


We are delighted to release the podcasts of the five papers presented to the 2011 Spring Semester History of Medicine Seminar Series convened by Tim McHugh. As always, and hoping you will enjoy listening to the seminars as much as we did on the day, please do not hesitate to get in touch with any questions you may have.

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  • John Hall (Oxford Brookes)St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton: A Case Study in Mid Twentieth-Century "Charitable" Psychiatry
  • Despina Karatkatsani (University of Peloponnese/ Visiting Scholar at Oxford Brookes)Child Welfare and Mental Hygiene in Greece (1910-1940)
  • Jane Stevens Crawshaw (Oxford Brookes) ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’: The Problem of Plague in Early Modern Venice
  • Mike Esbester (Visiting Scholar at Oxford Brookes)Safety first! Individuals, Voluntary Organisations, and the British State in Twentieth-Century Accident Prevention
  • Kevin Siena (Trent University, Ontario/ Visiting Scholar at Oxford Brookes) ‘The Itch’: The Strange Story of Skin Disease and Prejudice in the Eighteenth Century