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1 Medical Humanities at the University of Aberdeen Centre for Medical Humanities dental/centres/humanities / David Smith Sarah Ross:

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3 Centre for Medical Humanities Teaching –see handout for current position and some current aspirations –in 2009 also proposed a level 1 Sixth Century Course Disability – but not currently pursuing –MB ChB Medcial Humanities thread: Sarah Ross to report

4 Centre for Medical Humanities Research –scattered personal projects could be listed on the CMH website? –new research, grant applications Wellcome Trust? AHRC / SFC Experiencing Health and Illness in Scotland?

5 Centre for Medical Humanities Public Engagement To date one Centre for Cultural History seminar has doubled as a CCH event: 6 October 2009: Sylvia Grace Borda, University of Stirling, 'Recollecting -Learning how to Animate Cultural Histories for Exhibition' (about use of anatomy collections for an exhibition at Queens University, Belfast, June - Aug 2008)

6 Centre for Medical Humanities Forthcoming Event Jordan Baseman's 'Nature's Great Experiment': A Screening and Discussion Thursday 22 April, 6.30 pm, Suttie Building Auditorium, Medical School, Foresterhill. For further details see: Followed by commentaries by Jennifer Melville, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Geraldine McNeil (School of Medicine and Dentistry), and others Questions and answers with Jordan Baseman Wine and nibbles.

7 Centre for Medical Humanities Forthcoming Joint Events 20 April John Wilkins, University of Exeter, 'Galen's advice to us on maintaining good health' (Joint seminar with the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Centre for Cultural History). Chair Jane Stevenson 27 April: NB 4.00 pm: Allan Beveridge, Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline: 'Should psychiatrists read literature?' (Joint seminar with the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Centre for Cultural History). Chair: Catherine Jones 4 May Iain Hutchison, University of Stirling: ''Disability History from the bottom up: narratives of disabled people in the 19th and 20thcenturies'. (Joint seminar with the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Centre for Cultural History). Chair: Dee Hoole


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