CHOMI Seminars

The Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland is pleased to announce our seminar schedule for the semester. We very much hope you can attend them.
Thursday 8 February 2018
Dr Jane Hand (University of Warwick)
 ‘Health on the High Street: Consumerism, the NHS and Low-Fat Diets in Britain since the 1970s’
Thursday 12 April 2018
Dr Fionnuala Walsh (University College Dublin)
“‘You will feel that that you are being of some use’: Irish nurses and the Great War 1914-1918”
All seminars take place at 5pm, in Room K114, School of History, Newman Building, UCD. 
You may also be interested in the following event.
Lecture by Dr Ronan Foley (Maynooth University) on Therapeutic Environments in 18th and 19th Century Ireland: Hybrid Spaces and Practices”. It takes place in the Trinity Long Room Hub, TCD, on Friday, 26 January, from 6-7pm. Registration is via this link:

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

Worth Library Seminar Series

‘The Birth of the Irish Enlightenment’           

by Professor Michael Brown (University of Aberdeen)

This lecture will take place on April 6th, 2017 at 2.00pm in the Edward Worth Library and marks the launch of Dr Brendan Power’s exhibition ‘Deism and the Early Enlightenment at the Worth Library’.

Please note that seating is limited at the Worth and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

An Open Day for the exhibition ‘Deism and the Early Enlightenment at the Worth Library’ will be held on Thursday 20 April: 10.00am – 4.00pm.

All are welcome.

CHOMI SEMINAR SERIES

The next seminar in the Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series takes place on Thursday, 23 February:

Dr Dora Vargha (University of Exeter)
A rocky beginning: the early WHO and the roots of socialist international health
5 pm, Room K114, School of History, UCD

All Welcome.

Buying and selling medical books in early modern Ireland

 

The Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series returns on Thursday, 2 February 5pm, Room K114, School of History, UCD with:

Buying and selling medical books in early modern Ireland

a talk by Dr Elizabethanne Boran (Trinity College Dublin/Edward Worth Library)

The Image of Restoration Science

Professor Michael Hunter (Birkbeck College) will give a seminar on

The Image of Restoration Science: the Frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal Society (1667)

This will take place 29 November 2016 at 3.00pm in the Edward Worth Library, Dr. Steeven’s Hospital