Notice Board

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Society of Apothecaries: History of Medicine Course

The Diploma course in the History of Medicine 2017-18 is now open for registration

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Royal Society of Medicine: Library Exhibition

The Mesmerist: John Elliotson (1791-1868)

8th May to 29th July 2017.

This exhibition tells the story of John Elliotson and his battle to promote mesmerism – hypnotism as it was later renamed – in the face of furious opposition from the medical establishment and medical press.

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University of St Andrews: Conference

Medicine, Literature and Culture in the Early Modern Hispanic World

3-5th July 2017

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Australia and New Zealand Society for the History of Medicine: Congress

11th -14th July 2017 with a witness seminar on Saturday 15th July 

Australian Catholic University (Fitzroy Campus), Melbourne

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British Society for the History of Medicine: Congress 2017

13th-16th September 2017

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

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Future Events 2018-19   Please note in your diary- more details later

Poynter Lecture – Dr Simon Chaplin
Royal College of Physicians, London
11th June 2018

BSHM Symposium and AGM
Wellcome Collection , London

12th September 2018

BSHM Congress
11th-14th September 2019