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Saturday, 25 November, 2023 - 10:00 to 15:00

The Surrey Historic Environment Research Framework conference will consider aspects of the history and archaeology of medical practice. This will be an online event held through Zoom - connection details as follows:

Meeting ID: 875 9635 4534

Passcode: 41633



10.00     Open – Chair: Lyn Spencer (SyAS)

10.05     Lorna Webb (UCL): The 9 herb charm – an archaeological approach

10.45     Dr Martin Huggon ( Bishop Grossteste): Communities of the living, communities of the dead: hospitals in medieval social life

11.25     Short break

11.35     Dr Judie English (SyAS): Cranleigh Village Hospital – a revolution in bringing advanced medical care to a rural community

12.15     Questions

12.30     Lunch

1.00        AGM

1.35        Reopen

1.40        Dr Mary Alexander (SyAS): Guildford medics 1600 to 1800

2.20        Dr Patty Baker (Dept of History, Virginia Tech): The Multifunctionality and Meanings of Medical Tools in Ancient Rome

3.00        Questions

3.10        Close

Postal Address: 
Abinger Research Centre
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