Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities

An interdisciplinary collaboration between the Faculties of Arts and Medicine & Health at the University of Leeds

Births and the Collective Provision of Welfare: The Long View, c.1550-2014

A free public lecture by Prof Simon Szreter. Thursday, 18 September 2014, 5pm Conference Auditorium 2, University of Leeds Simon Szreter is Professor in History and Public Policy at the … Continue reading

10 September, 2014 · Leave a comment

Disability and Fashionable Diseases in Literature and Culture, 14 November, 2013

We are pleased to announce an upcoming event as part of the Leverhulme-funded project ‘Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, 1660-1832,’ run by the Universities of Northumbria and Newcastle. Disability … Continue reading

11 October, 2013 · 1 Comment

‘The Medicalization of the Figure of the Monster’, Alejandra Flores de la Flor, University of Cadiz, Spain

‘The Medicalization of the Figure of the Monster’ [in English] Room: Michael Sadler SR (B.37) Wednesday, 1 May, 2013 16:00-17:00 Abstract: The monster and the monstrous have fascinated human beings … Continue reading

24 April, 2013 · Leave a comment

This coming Monday: Autism and Human Variation – Talk by Stuart Murray, 22 October

22 October 2012, 6.30 for 7pm White Cloth Gallery, 24-26 Aire Street, Leeds, LS1 4HT £4/3 Before you head off for your weekend, a quick reminder that our centre director, … Continue reading

19 October, 2012 · Leave a comment

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