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Upcoming Events


June 2016

Frankenstein's Workshop of Creation - Revivals and Recreations of a Classic Tale of Scientific Discovery

Date(s): 20 June 2016

Time: 5.30pm-8.30pm

Cost: £6

Age Restrictions: Adults only

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

Join us for a unique creative writing workshop at Edinburgh's world class Surgeons’ Hall Museums in celebration of the ideas and debates that inspired Mary Shelley to create Frankenstein. Facilitated by lecturer and novelist Laura Joyce, you will examine themes of experimentation and medical breakthrough, drawing your inspiration from Mary Shelle…

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Exceptional and Extraordinary - Unruly bodies and minds in the medical museum

Date(s): 15 June 2016

Time: 5pm

Cost: Free

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

Since humans first appeared on Earth, no two have ever been the same. Yet somewhere along the way, certain bodies and minds came to be highly valued whilst others became viewed as problematic; as deviant and unruly, deficient and requiring adjustment towards a perceived idealised norm. Exceptional & Extraordinary is a series of thought-provok…

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