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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: UCL
Book being read: Maund, K., Nanson, P., The Four Musketeers: the true story of D’artagnan, Porthos, Aramis & Athos, (Stroud, 2005) I suppose history, like any career, is full of ups and downs. For me today I have experienced a … Continue reading
Book being read: Ah, you have caught me between books! At the moment my thesis is taking up most of my time so reading, per se, takes a back seat. The only books you ‘read’ are for references, clarification of … Continue reading
Needless to say, studying history, I have a deep love and appreciation for books and bookshops . . . not always booksellers, but they don’t ruin the experience too much. A good friend of mine was part of the team … Continue reading
Book being read: J. Crowley, “The Psychology of the Athenian Hoplite” (Cambridge, 2012) Right, I have finished restructuring and I am now back in the full flow of historical work – thanks for your patience! Since my last post I … Continue reading