Semester 1

Thursday 16th September
CHOMI in association with Trinity Long Room Hub
Professor David Hufford (Penn State University & Samueli Institute)
‘The Rationality of Folk Healing in the Enchanted Present’
4.00 - 5.30 pm - Thursday 16 September
Neill Hoey Lecture Theatre
Trinity Long Room Hub Building
Fellows’ Square, TCD

Thursday 30th September
‘I was right glad to be rid of it: dental medical practice in eighteenth-century Ireland’
Prof James Kelly (St Patrick's College)
5pm, K114, School of History and Archives, UCD

Thursday 21th October
‘"Are Women Animals?": Women, Sentience, and Rights (in the UK from the 1790s to the Twentieth Century)’
Prof Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck, University of London)
5pm, K114, School of History and Archives, UCD

Thursday 11th November
'Test Tubes and Turpitude: Debates surrounding Artificial Insemination in Mid-Twentieth-Century Scotland’
Dr Gayle Davis (University of Edinburgh)

Thursday 18th November
Public Lecture in association with National Gallery of Ireland
‘Metsu’s ‘The Sick Child’ in the context of 17th century Dutch Art’
Professor Valerie Hedquist (University of Montana)
6.30 pm, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Thursday 2nd December
"Consumptive dystopias: tuberculosis, fascism and the sanatorium novel’
Dr Kate Byrne (University of Ulster)
4 pm University of Ulster, Belfast Campus – Room 82C05

Semester 2


Thursday, January 27
‘Caring for the history of medicine – the archive of the Royal College of Physician of Ireland’
Harriet Wheelock (Royal College of Physicians of Ireland)
5pm, Room K114, School of History and Archives, UCD

Thursday, February 24
‘“Whether suicidal or dangerous to others": The Certification, Admission, and Confinement of Suicidal Lunatics, c.1845-1900’
Dr Sarah York (University of Warwick and UCD)
5pm, Room K114, School of History and Archives, UCD

Thursday, March 24
'The curse of the Hospitals Sweepstake? A hospital service not a health service'
Professor Mary Daly (UCD)
5pm, Room K114, School of History and Archives, UCD