RCPI Heritage Centre Lectures: 350 years of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Ireland

Thursday 18th October 2018, 10am-5pm, free, further details and booking on line available here

 HC Lectures 2018 – Poster

CHOMI Seminar Series 2018/2019

University College Dublin Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland 

Seminar Series 2018 – 2019

Semester One

Thursday 20 September 2018

Dr Lynsey Black (Maynooth University)

‘Diagnosing Insanity: Women, Murder and Mental Health in Twentieth-Century Ireland’


Thursday 11 October 2018

Dr Alice Mauger (University College Dublin)

‘“The Holy War on Alcohol”?: Alcoholism, Medicine and Psychiatry in Ireland, c.1890-1945’


Thursday 8 November 2018

Dr Leanne McCormick (Ulster University) and Dr Elaine Farrell (Queen’s University Belfast)

‘Bad Bridget, the Unfit Mother: Irish Women in North America, 1838-1918’

All seminars take place at 5pm, Room K114, School of History, Newman Building, UCD.

UCD CHOMI seminar series 2018-19 Semester I (1)


NOTE: First Seminar is tomorrow, September 20th.

The UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland’s Seminar Series 2018 – 2019 commences at 5 pm on Thursday 20 September 2018 in Room K114, School of History, UCD with a paper by  Dr Lynsey Black (Lecturer in Criminology, Department of Law at Maynooth University) entitled ‘Diagnosing Insanity: Women, Murder and Mental Health in Twentieth-Century Ireland’.

UCD CHOMI seminar (Dr Lynsey Black 20 Sept 2018)

Programme: HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference

The Annual Conference of the HSTM Network Ireland will take place on 26-27th October 2018 at Queen’s University, Belfast.

See below for details of the conference programme and list of abstracts:

Conference Programme 

Conference: Gardens and Gardening in Early Modern Ireland, 23 November 2018

This one-day conference will be held at the Edward Worth Library in the Boardroom of Dr Steevens’ Hospital, Dublin 8.

Date:  Friday 23 November 2018.

See below for further details:

Gardens in Early Modern Ireland programme

Worth Library Seminar Series 2018

 ‘Science and Satire in Early Modern England’  by Professor Mordechai Feingold (Caltech)

This lecture will take place in the Edward Worth Library on Tuesday 3rd July at 3.00pm.

All are welcome but as space is limited, seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

More information is available here

Reminder: CFP HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2018

Call closing date: 21 June 2018
History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland.
Annual conference 2018
26-27 October 2018
Keynote: Professor Nick Hopwood (University of Cambridge) on a visual history of embryos, tentatively titled ‘Why you expect embryos when you’re expecting.’
Hosted at: The School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast.

Call for Papers/Panels:
For its upcoming conference, the HSTM Network invites proposals on all topics in the history of science, technology and medicine, no Irish connection required. Paper submissions should include a 250-word abstract including five key words, and mention the name and affiliation (unless independent) of the speaker. Individual presentations should be 20 minutes, with 10 minutes afterwards for questions. Panel submissions should include three papers (each with a 250-word abstract including five key words) ,a chair if possible, and a 100-word panel abstract. In both cases, please have ‘Submission 2018 conference’ as your email subject to help speed things along for us. We aim to confirm acceptance of papers within a month of the call for papers closing date.
Address for paper submissions/queries: hstmnetworkireland@gmail.com

Registration fees: £20 for unwaged/students – £40 for waged.


RAMI Medical History Section Lecture


The Schools’ Manuscript Collection: A lens through which to view the
interwoven threads of ethno-medicine, ritual and religion

By Fiona Shannon
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College Dublin

Wednesday 9th May 2018 at 6.15 pm
Conor Ward Room, First Floor, Setanta House
Setanta Place, Dublin 2

All Welcome, particularly students

Further details available here RAMI Shannon FLYER