RAMI Lecture, History of Medicine Section

A History of Haematology,  by Shaun R McCann, Hon FTCD
(Author of, ‘A History of Haematology: from Herodotus to HIV’; Oxford Medical Histories, 2016)

Wednesday 25th October 2017 at 6.15pm
First Floor, Setanta House
Setanta Place, Dublin 2.

All Welcome, particularly students.

See RAMIMcCannFlyer for further details.

HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference

HSTM member, Dr. Adrian Kirwan (RDS Library & Archives Bursary Recipient) will present a paper on “The RDS Radium Institute and the practical application of science: physics and medical research in early twentieth-century Ireland,” to launch the Annual Conference of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Network Ireland, being held in association with the RDS Library and Archives.

The conference will be held in the RDS Library on 13 & 14 October 2017.

The complete programme and online booking forms are available  here

 

Reminder for ESHSI CFP

Economic and Social History Society of Ireland, Annual Conference 2017.

 Reminder: Deadline for papers is this Friday – 15th September 2017

More information and submission details can be found here

Registration Open for Annual HSTM Network Ireland Conference.

This year the Annual Conference of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Network Ireland, will be held in association with the RDS Library and Archives, and will take place in the RDS Library on 13 & 14 October. 

The RDS Library & Archives is engaged in a research project focusing on the RDS Science Archive to examine the work of the RDS in the application of new science and technology discoveries and techniques in Ireland. Following receipt of expressions of interest in January 2017 the RDS Library & Archives Bursary judging panel awarded the reserach bursary to Dr Adrian Kirwan, NUI Maynooth. Dr Kirwan will present his research paper at the conference.

For more information about the programme, and to book a place click here

Knowledge in Context: Colloquium in Honour of Laurence Brockliss and Colin Jones

CFP – Why Public History?

 In Autumn 2017 the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast is launching its new Centre for Public History. An interdisciplinary initiative, the Centre aims to provide a broad approach to the multi-faceted method of public history – in theory, application, and critique. This inaugural annual conference begins that task by seeking to assess the current state of the discipline. It asks a simple but vital question: in an age of ‘fake news’, ‘history wars’, and ‘impact agendas’, what role do scholars and practitioners have in shaping the relationship between the public and the place of the past?

 

The conference on 7th and 8th December 2017 will feature the annual Keith Jeffery Memorial Lecture, to be delivered this year by Professor Jock Phillips. Reflective keynote lectures will also be given by Professor Ludmilla Jordanova (Durham University)and Professor Peter Mandler (University of Cambridge)

Bursaries: A limited number of bursaries of £300, covering the conference fee, travel, and accommodation, are available for postgraduate and ECR (within three years of PhD) who are delivering a paper. Anyone seeking to avail of this should indicate when emailing their abstract.

 

For more information and possible themes click here

Upcoming Events at the Worth Library

On Wednesday 19th July 2017 there will be an Open Day to mark the launch of an exhibition on ‘Early Modern Obstetrics at the Edward Worth Library’. All are welcome. For further information click here

 

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On Friday 17th November 2017 there will be a Joint Workshop of the Dublin Naturalists’ Field Club and the Edward Worth Library on ‘Botany in Early Modern Ireland’. This will be followed by a viewing of a small botanical exhibition in the Worth Library, which will include works and images from the Botanical Gardens, the Edward Worth Library, the National Library and Trinity College Dublin. Admission is free but booking is required. To book, please e-mail eaboran@tcd.ie by 10 November 2017. For information about the programme click here