26 June 2024

6pm - 7.30pm

Join three specialists for a discussion on the writing of women doctors, past and present.

They will explore the anonymous newspaper articles written by Sophia Jex-Blake, leader of the Edinburgh Seven. They will also discuss the controversial writing of eugenicist and birth control advocate Marie Stopes. Finally, we've got a 21st century bestseller - one half of the writing duo known as Ambrose Parry, sharing her experiences.

Dr Sarah Ghasedi is currently a Visiting Scholar in the School of Classics, History, and Archeology at the University of Edinburgh, and she also holds the position of Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Washington.

Dr Marisa Haetzman is a consultant anaesthetist with a master’s degree in the history of medicine.

Dr Claire Jones is a Senior Lecturer in the history of medicine at the University of Kent.

Students and under 18s with ID cards and medical practitioners who are Fellows or Members of the College will be admitted free of charge. Please email if you are a student, under 18 or a Fellow or Member of the College and would like to be added to the attendee list.