Wednesday, 5 October, 2016 - 18:00

Discover the links between art, aesthetics and medicine in this fascinating history of medicine event.

Find out how art was incorporated into the treatment of 19th century psychiatric patients, how anatomical drawings were crucial to developments in surgical technique and uncover the role of early botanical art in medical advances.

This event will take place at the College and, rather than being a sit-down lecture, instead guests will have the chance to go on a behind-the-scenes tour, to listen to different speakers and to view close up medical instruments and artefacts.

The speakers/tour guides include Dr Sam Alberti, Keeper of Science and Technology at National Museums Scotland and Dr Allan Beveridge, lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry of Edinburgh University and assistant editor of both the British Journal of Psychiatry and the History of Psychiatry.


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