Future BSHM Events

Royal College of Physicians Medicinal plants lectures and the Poynter Lecture of the British Society for the History of Medicine
Monday 11th June 1.30pm-7pm

Plants in Anaesthesia by Dr David Wilkinson, former consultant anaesthetist, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and historian of anaesthesia
A history of plant products used in general & local anaesthesia, including curare, opium, cocaine – and lettuce!

Unicorn Horn and London Treacle by Tony Cartwright, retired pharmaceutical regulatory consultant.
The story of the College’s Pharmacopeia Londinensis on its 400th anniversary

Poynter Lecture of the British Society for the History of Medicine, 6pm
The Doctor as Collector by Dr Simon Chaplin
Simon Chaplin is Director of Culture and Society at the Wellcome Trust, and previously Head of the Wellcome Library.

The price of £10 allows entry to all the lectures on this day, the garden tour and wine reception – booking now open here.


BSHM Symposium
Wellcome Collection , London

Afternoon symposium on Exploring Medical  History Collections  in conjunction with Health Archives and Records Group and London Museums of Health and Medicine
12th September 2018

Details and booking link will be published on this website at the end of April


BSHM Congress
Bristol
11th-14th September 2019


Future Events of Affiliated Organisation


Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh – Research award

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh has set up an annual award for history of medicine research, specifically focused on the history of Scottish medicine.

Full details are here


British Society for the History of Pharmacy – Lecture

Monday 21st May 2018 5.30 pm

at the UCL School of Pharmacy, London 

A repository of knowledge- the Schools’ Manuscript Collection offering a unique insight into medicinal practices in post independent Ireland

by Fiona Shannon

For details click here


Royal Society of Medicine History of Medicine Society – Out of house visit to Worcester

Tuesday 22nd -Thursday 24th May 2018

Diglis House Hotel Worcester

For details click here


Society of Apothecaries – Symposium

Quarantine- the effects on human life and society

Thursday 24th May 2018

For details Click here


Royal Society of Medicine History of Medicine Society – lectures

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Artistic examinations of neurology and wax anatomies

For details click here


Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in The Renaissance – Summer School

8-10 August 2018, Domus Comeliana – Pisa

For details click here


British Society for the History of Pharmacy – Lecture

Monday 22nd October 2018

at the UCL School of Pharmacy, London 

James Parkinson and Parkinson’s Disease

by Cherry Lewis

For details click here


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