Oral history


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 ...


The Medical Missionary of Mary, June 1960
Speaker Ailish Veale (Trinity College Dublin) Title The dual training of medical missionaries, 1940-1960 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary Prior to 1936 Catholic nuns were forbidden by Canon law from […]

The Dual Training of Medical Missionaries, 1940-1960