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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: History on the Internet
Book being read: None at the moment, unless Thucydides counts, but I am always dipping into that so probably not! As regular readers and poor survivors of my obsessive monologues well know, I do a lot of work and research … Continue reading
Book being read; B. Caven, Dionysius I: War-Lord of Sicily, (1990) In January last year (2013) I gave up full time work to become a stay at home Dad. At the same time my wife convinced me to go back … Continue reading
I have just returned from the Annual Meeting of Postgraduates of Ancient History held this year at UCL. I was fortunate enough to chair two panels, one on Greek Warfare (a position I was not initially going to have but … 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