International Women’s Day: Women and Medicine during the First World War

To mark International Women’s Day, PRONI will host a half day conference exploring the role of female medical and nursing staff during the First World War. This event will be held on Tuesday 6 March 2018, 10.00 am – 1.15 pm.

Admission to the Women in Medicine during the First World War conference is FREE, but booking is essential.    Please register via Eventbrite

Another event follows straight after this PRONI morning conference at 2pm, entitled Imperial War Museums – WomensWork100 – Film screening at PRONI.

Admission to the WomensWork100 Film Screening  is FREE, but booking is essential. Please register via  Eventbrite

Further details about both events can be found here

 

RAMI History of Medicine Section Lecture

Sir Hans Sloane MD: the Irishman who collected the World

by Dr Robert G W Anderson,
President of the Science History Institute, Philadelphia

Wednesday 14th March 2018 at 6.30pm. Royal College of Physicians of Ireland,
6 Kildare Street, Dublin

Further information is available here: RAMIFlyerAnderson Sir Hans Sloane the Irishman who collected the World

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.