BSHM 27th Congress, Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh

13th-16th September 2017

Provisional Programme

Wednesday 13th    

1400-1530         Medical walking tour (optional)
1445-1645         BSHM Committee  meeting:  Reception Room
1700-1800         Delegate registration: Entrance Hall
1700-1900         Welcome reception and BBQ:  Quincentenary Hall / courtyard (optional)

Thursday 14th  

0800-0900         Coffee and delegate registration (desk open 0800-1100)
0900-0910         Welcome – The President
0910-1010         Keynote lecture: Philippa Langley MBE – The ‘Looking For Richard’ project: A King Revealed’
1015-1100         Plenary session
1100-1120         Coffee
1120-1300         Plenary session
1300-1400         Lunch
1400-1520         Parallel sessions  –  Symposium Hall / GB Ong Room
1520-1540         Tea
1540-1730         Parallel sessions  – Symposium Hall / GB Ong Room
1830-2000         Drinks reception and museum introduction (optional)

Friday 15th  

0830-0900         Coffee

0900-1100         Parallel sessions – Symposium Hall /  GB Ong Room
1100-1120         Coffee
1120-1300         Parallel sessions –       Symposium Hall / GB Ong Room
1300-1400         Lunch
1400-1500         Guthrie Lecture: Prof David Watters OBE – Daring to dream of equal opportunity in Medicine.
1500-1630         Visit to Surgeons’ Hall Museum
1900-1945         Drinks reception
1945-2200         Congress Dinner – Fellows Library RCSEd

Sat 16th

0900-1100         Plenary session
1130-1230         Keynote Lecture: Professor Malcolm Nicolson – How distinctive was Scottish medical practice?
                            (Sponsored by the Society for the Social History of Medicine)
1230-                 Presentation of student poster and oral presentation prizes
1245-1300         BSHM AGM and installation of new president
1300                   Lunch
1400                   Medical walking tour (optional)

1400-1530         Meeting of Teachers of the History of Medicine in Medical Schools (optional)