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got an email from senior scholar talking about the ancient PTSD debate and said he was on Team Rees- I seem to have become a brand, not sure what that means and where my 'Team' stands in the debate. Either way, I like it, come join the 'Team'! #twitterstorians #Classics #GoTeamWellcome Collection@ExploreWellcome
the pitfalls of retrospective and historic diagnoses! @hagenilda is at it again, great stuff. Martin Luther, John Bunyan, Charles Darwin, all the big guns are on show it seems!
It can be comforting to know that your suffering has a history. But as Dr Joanne Edge reveals, diagnosing mental disorders in the past, using the frame of the present, can be a tricky and potentially unethical enterprise. https://t.co/fHWTXutGUr
Category Archives: Family History
Book being read: A. K. Bennison, The Great Caliphs: The Golden Age of the ‘Abbasid Empire, (2011) On the 15th of July, at 4.15 in the morning one of the most important things to happen in a person’s life, happened … Continue reading
Competition time! As some of you may know, I work at Shakespeare’s Globe to fund my PhD. In said Globe, there is a poster written by Bernard Levin called ‘Quoting Shakespeare’, all about the impact of Shakespeare on the English … Continue reading
Like real people, Historians are all different. They all have different areas of interest, different time periods and different things they like about history. For me, I study Ancient History mainly (for which there is minimal evidence) and I specialise … Continue reading
The University of Edinburgh has a virtual history archive project that is bringing together and making available lots of information about different areas on Scottish life during the First World War. You can find it at http://www.edinburghs-war.ed.ac.uk/ It is definitely … Continue reading