Wellcome Witness Seminar on 'Historical Perspectives on Rural Medicine'
Thursday February 23rd
Introduced by Professor Geoffrey Hudson, this volume comprises edited transcripts of two Witness Seminars held in 2010 and 2015 on the history and development of rural medicine. Participants in London and others world-wide contributing via video link, addressed the development of the curriculum for teaching rural and remote medicine; the importance of community involvement; and the growth of national and international networks and organizations. Discussion also included: the impact of specialization; professional identity and status; the relationship to other health professions; technological developments; and the challenges of isolation.
Professor Kate Lowe curates an exhibition at the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga in Lisbon
Wednesday February 22nd
Professor Kate Lowe’s book The Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon has culminated in a new exhibition. The exhibition, in Portugal’s foremost national museum the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, offers a new interpretation of Renaissance Lisbon.
Professor Gareth Stedman Jones writes for the Los Angeles Times
Monday February 20th
Professor Gareth Stedman Jones has written an opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times. “Even Karl Marx underestimated the economic anxiety of workers” looks at the argument unfolding in the United States between free traders and protectionists.