School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Edinburgh History of Medicine Group

Join the History of Medicine Group, a collaborative seminar series hosted by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh.

Seminar description

The Edinburgh History of Medicine Group covers a wide range of historical periods and subjects, with a diverse group of speakers from academia and beyond.

Time and location

Unless otherwise stated, the seminars take place on Wednesdays at 18.00 online unless otherwise stated. Events are free, although donations to support the heritage activities of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh are appreciated.

Date Speaker Topic
Wednesday 19 Aug

Jennifer Evans (Hertfordshire)

'Men’s sexual health in Early Modern England'

Wednesday 16 Sept Peter Hobbins (Sydney) 

'Serpents in Scotland: Edinburgh's forgotten contribution to antivenoms in Australia'

Wednesday 11 Nov

Tom Solomon (Liverpool)

'Roald Dahl’s marvellous medicine'

Further information and registration

To contact the organisers or for links to events, visit the Edinburgh History of Medicine Group website.

Edinburgh History of Medicine Group

Find out what else is on

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers an exciting programme of seminars across many subjects areas. Visit the research seminars website to find out what else is happening.