HSTM Network Ireland

History of Science, Technology & Medicine Network of Ireland

Medical and Health Humanities Seminar

At the next seminar of the TCD Medical and Health Humanities Initiative, Ms Harriet Wheelock, Archivist at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland will present on developing a Medical Heritage site.

This will take place on Tuesday 20th February,  at 1-2pm in the Long Room Hub with videolink to the clinical sites.

Further information is available here:  Medical_Heritage_Site_Redux

Astronomy In Ireland 1780-1870: From Astrometry To Astrophysics

This lecture by Professor Jim Bennett will take place in the RDS on Thursday February 15th at 18:30.

Professor Jim Bennett is a historian of science who has worked mainly on the physical sciences and practical mathematics, and their intersection in astronomy. He concluded his career in universities and museums as Director of the Museum of the History of Science and Professor of the History of Science in the University of Oxford. He is currently President of the Hakluyt Society.

Following this talk in the RDS Library Speaker Series a reception and book launch will take place in the Library to mark publication of, ‘William E. Wilson (The Work and Family of a Westmeath Astronomer’, by Ian Elliott and Charles Mollan. The book is Number 5 in the RDS Science and Irish Culture Series.

 

The above talk is admission free but prior booking is essential. Further details are available here

RAMI History of Medicine Section Lecture

The Great Famine, Trauma, and Madness

Presented by Cormac Ó Gráda

Will take place on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at 6.15pm
First Floor, Setanta House
Setanta Place, Dublin 2

All Welcome, particularly students

More details available here RAMIÓ GrádaFlyer

Reminder: HSTM Network Conference 2017 begins Friday October 13th

HSTM Network Ireland, in association with the RDS Library and Archives, looks forward to welcoming delegates to its Annual Conference this Friday, October 13th at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

Full details of the event are available here

Delegate Fee – 60 Euro / RDS Member – 50 Euro / Student/Unwaged – 30 Euro

Register for the HSTM Network Ireland Conference.

Download the Conference Programme and Abstracts

The Conference Dinner will take place in the Thomas Prior Room of the RDS Members’ Club on Friday October 13th at 7.30pm. Price per person is 50 Euro

Register for the Conference Dinner

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

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