1st week (15th October) Chekhov and Psychiatry – Ward no 6 and The Black Monk
(Femi Oyebode, University of Birmingham)
Poet, psychiatrist and academic, Femi Oyebode talks about two Chekhov short stories from his perspective as a psychiatrist
5th week (12th of November) Probably Nothing
Matilda Tristram is an illustrator of children’s books and writer of BBC TV series Here she talks about her blog and graphic novel, Probably Nothing – a witty and moving diary of her experience of being diagnosed with colon cancer when she was 4 months pregnant.
7th week (26 November) Anatomy Tables
(Emma Shepley, Curator, Royal College of Physicians)
Emma Shepley discusses the history and significance of the RCP’s unique collection of Renaissance anatomy tables.
(What is an anatomy table? Not what you think – come and find out.)
All welcome: graduates, undergraduates, humanities and medical researchers, clinicians, interested others
Convenors: Peter Friend (Green Templeton College); Laurie Maguire (Magdalen College)