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  • Madness and civilization: a lecture in 45 tweets

    26/03/2015

    Couldn’t make it to Professor Andrew Scull’s terrific Porter Lecture on madness and civilization at Wellcome Collection? The helpful people at the History of Human Sciences Journal tweeted a ‘blow by blow’ account which they’ve storified into a handy guide… Continue reading

  • New on the shelves: Strange Attractor

    22/03/2011

    The latest edition of the anthology series Strange Attractor, has now joined copies of the previous three volumes on the shelves of the Wellcome Library. All four editions feature essays on a number of historical, cultural and esoteric themes. The… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Library Insight – Madness

    17/05/2010

    This week’s free Wellcome Library Insight session – on Thursday 20th May – explores changing ideas about mental illness, ‘madness’ and its treatment, through material from the Wellcome Library’s collections. Our Insight sessions offer visitors to the Wellcome Library an… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Library Insight – Madness

    18/01/2010

    This week’s free Wellcome Library Insight session – on Thursday 21st – explores the theme of ‘Madness‘. Our Insight sessions offer visitors to the Wellcome Library an opportunity to explore the variety of our holdings. Sessions are thematic in style,… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Library Insight – Madness

    05/05/2009

    This week’s free Wellcome Library Insight session, explores the theme of ‘Madness’ and Mental Health. Details.

  • Wellcome Library Insight – Madness

    01/04/2009

    This week’s free Wellcome Library Insight session, explores the theme of ‘Madness’ and Mental Health.

  • Wellcome Library Insights

    17/03/2009

    Our Insights sessions offer visitors to the Wellcome Library an opportunity to explore the variety of our holdings. Sessions are thematic in style, last around an hour and offer a chance to learn about our collections from a member of… Continue reading