Framing Histories in Medicine

Date: 15 December 2008
Time: 2:00 - 6:00pm
Venue: Room 150, Main Building, The University of Hong Kong

(Presented by the Forum for the Humanities and Medicine)

poster The Forum for the Humanities and Medicine is an interdisciplinary initiative sponsored by the School of Humanities at HKU. It brings together scholars, educators and artists with interests in cultural perspectives on medicine.

Humanities, Science, Medicine
Prof Daniel Chua
Head, School of Humanities, HKU

Constructs of the Clinical Case
Prof Brian Hurwitz
GP and D'Oyly Carte Professor of Medicine and the Arts, King's College, London

Iconic Iconography: The Original Imagery of Gray's Anatomy
Dr Ruth Richardson
Author of The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy: Bodies, Books, Fortune, Fame (OUP, 2008)

Medical Humanities: Conversations
Prof LC Chan
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Out of the Darkness
Simon Birch
Artist, current show at the Louis Vuitton Gallery, Tsimshatsui

Epidemics and True Crime
Dr Robert Peckham
Department of History, HKU

"To Pine and Drift to Weakly Health": The Curious Case of Colonial Childhood
Dr David Pomfret
Department of History, HKU

(Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Arts (HKU) under the China-West Studies Research Theme Initiative)