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November 2014

The St Andrew's Day Lecture with Professor Gordon Findlater

Date(s): 28 November 2014

Time: 18.00

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://standrewstalk2014.eventbrite.co.uk

With the increase in anatomy schools in the eighteenth century, a growing demand for bodies for dissection provided ideal conditions for the infamous serial killers, Burke and Hare. Join Edinburgh Museum of Anatomy's Gordon Findlater to discover the historic landscape of Edinburgh, where Burke and Hare prayed on the vulnerable to sell bodies to a…

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Remembrance Day Talk 2014: Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) during the First World War

Date(s): 11 November 2014

Time: 6pm

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://remembranceday2014.eventbrite.co.uk

Yvonne McEwen discusses the much-neglected story of the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) during the First World War. Based on ground-breaking original research this talk moves away from the long-held, uncritical, and overly-romanticised views of First World War nursing and addresses the professional, personal and politic…

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Val McDermid & Sue Black: Forensics

Date(s): 6 November 2014

Time: 19.00

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/val-mcdermid-sue-black-forensics-tickets-13844761053?aff=eorg

Blackwell’s Bookshop and the Surgeons’ Hall Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh are delighted to welcome best-selling author Val McDermid and forensic anthropologist Sue Black. Bestselling crime writer Val McDermid picks up the scalpel to uncover the secrets of forensic medicine, from the crime scene to the courtroom. She will be joi…

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Leith Library - outreach exhibition and activities

Date(s): 1 November 2014 - 30 November 2014

Cost: Free

During November, Surgeons' Hall Museum, in partnership with Edinburgh University will bring it's touring exhibition ‘Words and Deeds, Weapons and Wounding’ to Leith Library in Edinburgh. The University of Edinburgh’s exhibition ‘Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving’ explores the often neglected and understated story of women in warfare an…

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