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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
Tag Archives: Nottingham University
M.D. had her 12-13 month old jabs yesterday and has woken up today with a temperature and a grumpy face. Luckily, her mum is home today – lucky for me and Matilda . . . probably not for my wife. … Continue reading
Book being read: J. Marozzi, “Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World” (2005) Like many people, I have been watching a lot of the Olympics and what has struck me most is how one sport, or what I perceive … Continue reading
I have a lot of sympathy for historical studies that pick up media attention. On the one hand it allows a wide range of people to find out about your work – Great! On the other hand you are at … Continue reading
I have an article coming out in this month’s Ancient Warfare Magazine, click here for the introductory paragraph, in which I talk about why I think religion stopped Sparta from fighting in the Persian invasions in the 5th Century B.C.E. … 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