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Shame and Medical History Seminar Series

Event date: February 2022 onwards

Venue: Hybrid

The Shame and Medicine Project in collaboration with the Centre for Medical History at the University of Exeter, will run a seminar series over the next few years which will examine shame and stigma in the context of medical history.

Seminars are hybrid events and will take place on Thursdays from 2-3.30 GMT.

Upcoming seminars:

  • 5th October 2023 – Professor Laura Kelly (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow) – ‘Shame in Narratives of Reproductive and Sexual Health in Twentieth-century Ireland’. Registration details to follow.

Previous seminars:

  • View recording – 4th May 2023 – Dr Michael Brown (Lancaster University) – ‘Bodily Shame in Romantic Surgery’.
  • View recording – 9th March 2023Dr Fred Cooper (University of Exeter) – ‘Loneliness and Shame: Towards a Historical Genealogy.’
  • View recording 5th May 2022 – Dr Anne Hanley (University of  Birmingham) – ‘I am polluted to the marrow, soaked in abomination!’ Shame and Sexual Health in Modern Britain.’

These seminars are approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 2 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s) each.  A certificate of attendance will be issued.


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