MHRNS Public lecture 1

Prof. Jane Macnaughton, 'Medical Humanities' Challenge to Medicine', 7 March 2012, doors open from 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Teviot Lecture Theatre, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh

Abstract: Taking a historical view of the development of the field of medical humanities, from its roots in the 1960s in the US, this lecture will trace the rationale for and emergence of the field as potentially a strong player in two new fields of research, critical neuroscience and critical public health.