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Our popular Insight sessions offer visitors to the Wellcome Library an opportunity to explore the variety of our holdings. These free sessions are thematic in style, last around an hour and offer a chance to learn about our collections.

Details of upcoming Insights are now available. They are:

Deviance to Diversity – 9th February, 3pm-4pm (A talk exploring shifts in attitudes to sexuality and gender.)

Theology vs Geology – 23rd February, 6pm-7pm (This presention examines the tension between science and religion in the Victorian era.)

Midwives and Doctors – 8th March 3pm-4pm (Changing perceptions of pregnancy and labour and the roles of the medical professional)

Landscapes of the mind – 29th March please note a slightly later time of 7pm-8pm (How our interpretation of the brain has been influenced by the idea of locations and ‘maps’.)

For more details on how to attend the sessions, please follow the links above to the appropriate pages on the Wellcome Collection website.

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Danny Rees

Danny Rees

Hi, I am Danny Rees, an Engagement Officer for the Wellcome Library, one of my interests is the human face; its physiognomy, expressions and ideas about what constitutes beauty. When not at work I enjoy the Kent countryside and consider radio to be one of the best things in life.

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