Date: 
Monday, 11 May, 2015 - 14:00 to 17:00
Cost: 
Free

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the University of Glasgow invite you to 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh on Monday 11th May 2015 for an afternoon of 18th Century insights to celebrate the launch of the digital edition of The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen.

 

 

14.00 The Douglas Guthrie Lecture

Preserving What is Most Useful: the Annotated Medical and Physical Observations of Sir John Pringle, MD.

Dr Stephen Craig, Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, USA

14.50 Cullen in Edinburgh; his RCPE activities and his mail order medical practice

Iain Milne and Elayne Sharling, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

15.30 Tea with a chance to view the Cullen and Pringle manuscripts

16.00 The Cullen Project: a Collaboration

Dr David Shuttleton, Reader in Literature and Medical Culture Glasgow University, Principal Investigator (AHRC) Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen at the RCPE

16.45 The Cullen Project Website Launch

Professor Derek Bell, President, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Professor Jeremy Smith, Head of the School of Critical Studies, Glasgow University

17.00 Reception in the College’s 18th Century Cullen Room