CHOMI Seminar Series

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The UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland has hosted an annual seminar series since its foundation in 2006.


Speaker Dr Lynsey Black (Maynooth University) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (University College Dublin) Title Diagnosing Insanity: Women, Murder and Mental Health in 20th-century Ireland Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 20 September 2018 Summary Mad, bad, sad – the familiar tropes deployed to explain women who […]

Diagnosing Insanity: Women, Murder and Mental Health in 20th-century Ireland






This is the video version of this talk by Dr Michael Sappol and includes slides of the images discussed. To listen to an audio only version of this talk please go to our previous podcast episode. Speaker Dr Michael Sappol (EURIAS Senior Fellow, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala) Chair […]

Anatomy’s Photography [Video]


This is the audio only version of this talk by Dr Michael Sappol. To see a video version of this talk – which includes the images discussed – please go to our next podcast episode. Speaker Dr Michael Sappol (EURIAS Senior Fellow, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala) Chair Associate […]

Anatomy’s Photography [Audio Only]



Speaker Dr David Durnin (UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University College Dublin) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (Director of the UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University College Dublin) Title ‘It is our Duty’: Medical Provision and the Irish Experience of the First […]

Medical Provision and the Irish Experience of the First World ...


Speaker Dr James McGeachie (Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University of Ulster) Chair Dr Fiachra Byrne (UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title A Network of Enterprises and a Centre of Calculation: Becoming Sir William Wilde Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine […]

Becoming Sir William Wilde


Speaker Dr Rosemary Wall (University of Hull) Chair Dr David Durnin (UCD Centre for the History Medicine) Title The British Red Cross in 1916: Conscription, the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 6 October 2016 Summary […]

The British Red Cross in 1916



Speaker Dr Janet Greenlees (Glasgow Caledonian University) Chair Dr Fiachra Byrne (UCD Centre for the History of Medicine) Title The Tenuous Relationship Between Gender Health and Work in Britain and America, c.1860–1960 Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 3 March 2016 Summary This paper looks at […]

Gender Health and Work in Britain and America, 1860–1960