Centre for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine & Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine
Mental Health Group Programme Jan - May 2012
Thursdays, 4.30.pm, Room 2.57,
2nd Floor, Simon Building, Brunswick St.
26th Jan Matthew Smith, University of Strathclyde
The uses and abuses of the history of hyperactivity
1st March Len Smith, University of Birmingham
Work as treatment in the home and colonial lunatic asylum; England and the West Indies, 1815 – 1890
29th March Sarah Collins, University of Manchester
Second stories: dementia, narrative and memory in conversation
3rd May Jen Wallis, Queen Mary, University of London
The male brain: pathology and gender in the nineteenth- century asylum'
31st May Ian Cummings, University of Salford & Martin King, MMU
Representations of post-traumatic stress in modern detective fiction
The mental health group is an informal, interdisciplinary forum for academics, practitioners and people with an interest in mental health to share and discuss their mutual interests. Everyone very welcome. For more information see http://www.chstm.manchester.ac.uk/newsandevents/seminars/mentalhealthforum/