Audio recordings

Audio recordings of papers presented at ‘The Disease of Caring’ are now available as podcasts, courtesy of the Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies.

Listen by following the links below:

Panel 1: Morals, Ideals, and Principles in Health

Jo Waugh (York St John University): ‘Common brotherhood’ and contagion: the typhus epidemic of 1847

Sophie Almond (University of Leicester): ‘In the interests of medical women, of medical men, and of the nation as a whole’: the socio-medical activism of the Association of Registered Medical Women (ARMW), 1879–1916

Ian Miller (Ulster University): Force feeding, female prisoners, and medical activism in Britain, c. 1909–75

Panel 2: Writing Health and Care

Emily Turner (University of Sussex): Patient-powered publications: Craig Lockhart staff and Hydra writers as medical activists

Peder Clark (LSHTM): ‘What else can you expect from class-ridden Britain?’: the Whitehall studies and health inequalities in the late twentieth century

Panel 3: The Body, the Mind and the Institution

Cara Dobbing (University of Leicester): Treatment in the nineteenth-century lunatic asylum: patient engagement and the equality of care

Simon Jarrett (Birkbeck College): Medical activism: the intellectual disability problem

Roundtable: Cultures and Histories of Healthcare Provision

Jenny Crane (Warwick), Julian M. Simpson (Independent), Alex Mold (LSTMH)