Come listen to me talk about cancer in The Hunterian Museum on the 19th Using the specimens and objects from the collections of the Hunterian Museum, this event will highlight what animals have taught us about ‘being human’ in the histories of health and medicine. Book your free tickets here.
The Medical Officer of Health Reports for London, from 1848 to 1972, provide statistical data about births, deaths and diseases and give historians a unique insight into day-to-day life in the capital. They have been photographed cover-to-cover and turned into text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR). They are arranged by date and by borough, and... Continue Reading →
History is, for many, an identity forming activity, and it has long been central to feminism and the women's liberation movement. From its inception in the 1960s and 1970s, feminist history in particular has helped us to "find answers and guides for [female] lives and struggles". It has, in the words of historian Linda Gordon... Continue Reading →