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Lunchtime seminars

The lunchtime seminar is held on most Tuesdays during the teaching semester, unless otherwise indicated, at 1pm in the CHSTM Seminar Room, 2.57 Simon Building (see how to find us for directions). Lunchtime seminars are typically no more than 30 minutes in length, followed by a period for audience questions (ending before 2pm).

Each semester's lunchtime seminar series is organised by postgraduates within the Centre. The current organiser is Kate Hiepko.

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Programme for February–June 2017

14 February
Felix Goodbody, University of Liverpool
Work, Rest and Play: Liverpool’s Medical Community since 1930

21 February
Nicola Sugden, University of Manchester
‘A child-psychiatrist who cannot bear to leave paediatrics’: Donald Winnicott and the Paddington Green Children’s Hospital

28 February
Kate Hiepko, University of Manchester
‘Aktion Störfreimachung’ and Diabetes Mellitus in the Shadow of the Berlin Wall, 1961-1966

7 March
Rachel Douglas, University of Manchester
British architectural acoustics, 1900-1930

14 March
Josh Butt, Manchester Metropolitan University
Adapting to the emergence of the automobile: a case study of Manchester coachbuilder, Joseph Cockshoot and Co., 1896-1939

21 March
Andrea del Campo, University of Manchester

28 March
Esther Cole, University of Manchester
The history of the Liverpool Medical Students’ Society

25 April
Tom Webb, University of Liverpool
Maintaining and Threatening Wartime Communications: Homing Pigeons in Britain, 1939-1945

2 May
Richard Bellis, University of Leeds
The development of pathological anatomy representations in the eighteenth century

9 May
Samraghni Bonnerjee, University of Sheffield
The Forbidden Zone: First World War Nurses Writing Wounded Soldiers' Bodies

16 May
Emily Gibbs, University of Liverpool
Nuclear Anxiety in British Life, 1952-1989

23 May
Rebecca Noble, University of Warwick
Madness and Selfhood: creating ‘docile vassals’ in Bourbon Mexico

30 May
Katrina Longhurst, University of Leeds
Complexities of co-production: the opportunities and dilemmas posed by multiply authored narratives of mental illness

6 June
Andrew Ball, University of Manchester
Casting cattle: science, religion and ritual slaughter in the Weinberg Pen from 1927


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