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.


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



Speaker Dr Alice Mauger Chair Dr Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title The Cost of Insanity: Public, Voluntary and Private Asylum Care in Nineteenth-Century Ireland Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 4 February 2016 Summary How did Irish […]

The Cost of Insanity: Public, Voluntary and Private Asylum Care ...


His Grace the Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland, Most Rev. Edward J. Byrne. Source: Thirty First International Eucharistic Congress: A pictorial record (Dublin 1932)
Speaker Dr Lindsey Earner-Byrne (University College Dublin) Chair Dr Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title ‘Dear Father my health is broken down’: Writing health in Irish charity letters, 1922-1940 Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 18 September […]

Writing Health in Irish Charity Letters, 1922-1940


Mary Dean sits on a chamber pot, surrounded by cots, in the dormitory of Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey, in preparation for bedtime, 1941. IWM, D 2037
Speaker Dr Angela Davis (University of Warwick) Chair Dr Lindsey Earner Byrne (University College Dublin) Title Developing Bodies and Minds: Children’s Experiences of Pre-school Childcare, Britain c. 1939-1979 Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 29 January 2015 Summary Dr Angela Davis, author of Preschool Childcare […]

Developing Bodies and Minds: Children’s Experiences of Pre-School Childcare, Britain ...



Adelaide Hospital nurses in class, n.d.
Speaker Robbie Roulston (University College Dublin) Title The Adelaide Hospital and Upholding Protestant Healthcare in Ireland 1950-1972 Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 3 April 2014 Summary This paper has emerged out of research into the the Church of Ireland’s approach, during the 1950s and 1960s, to medicine, […]

The Adelaide Hospital and Upholding Protestant Healthcare in Ireland 1950-1972