Event 2: List of Delegates

Event 2

Wahida Amin (Royal Institution and Salford), ‘Science and Poetry: The Case of Humphry Davy’

Katherine Angell (Queen Mary, University of London), ‘The Concept of Monstrosity in Nineteenth-Century Medicine and Popular Novels’

Colin Baker (Durham), ‘The Rise and Role of Medical Journalism in Victorian Britain’

Samantha Briggs (Leicester), ‘Marriage and Sexual Selection in Hardy and Eliot’

Stephen Byrne (Oxford Brookes), ‘Pathological Childhood and the Creation of the “Normal” Child in Early-Twentieth Century Britain, 1907-1948’

Paul Craddock (London Consortium), ‘The Poetics of Bodily Transplant, 1702-1902’

Michael Finn (Leeds), ‘The West Riding Lunatic Asylum and the Making of the Modern Brain Sciences in the Nineteenth Century’

Josie Gill (Cambridge), ‘Race and Genetics in Contemporary British Fiction’

Louise Jenkins (Leeds), ‘Competing Instruments in 19th Century Midwifery: The Forceps/Vectis Rivalry and its Resolution’

Chisomo Kalinga (King’s College London), ‘Representations of HIV/AIDS: A Cultural History’

Chris Millard (Queen Mary, University of London), ‘The Emergence of “Parasuicide” in British Psychiatry and Society, 1945-1980′

Joanne Parsons (University of the West of England), ‘Men, Food and the Male Body in the Victorian Novel’

Julie Peacock (Durham), ‘Disability and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Britain: AD 1066-AD 1600’

Fiona Pettit (Exeter), ‘Freak Shows and Medicine in Britain: 1870-1900’

Elsa Richardson (Queen Mary, University of London), ‘The Performance of Female Madness and the Spectacle of Self in France and Britain, 1880-1910’

Hannah Ridge (Leeds), ‘Medicine and Medicality in Thomas Middleton’

Sophie Rudland (Warwick), ‘The Reception of David Hartley’s “Observations on Man” in Late Eighteenth-Century Women’s Writing’

Rachael Russell (CHSTM, Manchester), ‘Nausea and Vomiting: A History of Signs, Symptoms and Sickness in Nineteenth-Century Britain’

Jamie Stark (Leeds), ‘Industrial Illness in Cultural History: “La Maladie de Bradford” in Local, National, and Global Contexts (1878-1919)’

Will Tattersdill (King’s College London), ‘Science, Fiction and the Late-Victorian Periodical Press’

Cristiano Turbil (Kent), ‘The Evolution of Technology in Literature’

Darren Wagner (York), ‘Exquisite Sense: Sexual Reproduction, Nervous Physiology, and the Culture of Sensibility in Britain, c. 1660-1780’

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