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“A fair field, and no favour” - Edinburgh Medical Women c. 1869 – 1920.

Date(s): 1 March 2018

Time: 7pm - 9pm

Cost: £2

Booking Link: https://iwdtalk2018.eventbrite.co.uk

“A fair field, and no favour”: Edinburgh Medical Women c. 1869 – 1920. Celebrating the history of medical woman in Edinburgh for International Women’s Day, this talk discusses the careers of Edinburgh’s Medical women through the first fifty years of their acceptance into the profession. Women’s entry to medicine, and their right to train and practi…

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Rare Books Edinburgh 2018: Treasures of The Library

Date(s): 19 March 2018

Time: 2pm-3pm

Cost: £7/£4 concessions

Booking Link: https://treasuresofthelibrary.eventbrite.co.uk

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Library and Archive are delighted to announce that we will once again be participating in the “Rare Books Edinburgh 2018” . The College Library, which has its origins in the seventeenth century, has accumulated a world-renowned collection of significant surgical, medical and historical texts from around …

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Rare Books Edinburgh 2018: Rare Books & Leather Binding Workshop

Date(s): 19 March 2018

Time: 6.30pm-9.30pm

Cost: £9/£7 concessions

Booking Link: https://rarebooksleatherbinding.eventbrite.co.uk

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT As part of Rare Books Edinburgh 2018 we are delighted to offer this evening book binding workshop and Library visit. The evening will start with a visit to RCSED library where some of our rarest books will be on display including a 1460 “Book of Hours”, and a superb copy of “The Nuremberg Chronicle” from 1493, as well as …

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All Blood Runs Red

Date(s): 28 March 2018

Time: 7pm - 9pm

Cost: £2

Booking Link: https://allbloodrunsred.eventbrite.co.uk

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT All Blood Runs Red For 2018 we are delighted to introduce a series of intimate talks taking a look behind the scenes at Surgeons Hall Museums, entitled #SpeakToTheSpecialist. An exploration of military surgery in the First World War. This talk will and focus on the developments that came out of surgical experiments in Wor…

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A Study in Scarlet

Date(s): 30 May 2018

Time: 7pm - 9pm

Cost: £2

Booking Link: https://studyinscarlet.eventbrite.co.uk

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT A Study in Scarlet: Medical Jurisprudence and the rise of the medical witness For 2018 we are delighted to introduce a series of intimate talks taking a look behind the scenes at Surgeons Hall Museums, entitled #SpeakToTheSpecialist. Louise Wilkie, Assistant Curator at Surgeons' Hall Museums, will look at high profile mur…

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