This one-day outreach event (symposium and concert) provides an opportunity to reflect on the insights from different disciplines on the causes and cures of mental illness.
This one-day outreach symposium provides an opportunity to reflect on the insights from different disciplines on the causes and cures of mental illness as seen through medicine and various art forms in early modern Europe. The day consists of talks and a concert of illustrative music. Open to all and admission free.
Talks begin at 10am (registration from 9:30am) at The Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Whitehead Building, Goldsmiths.
There will be a lunchtime concert (12:30-13:15) in the Council Chamber, Deptford Town Hall, Goldsmiths.
Dr Jonathan Andrews (History of Psychiatry, Newcastle University)
Dr Naomi Barker (Historical Musicology, Open University)
Dr Penelope Gouk (Early Modern Intellectual Culture, University of Manchester)
Dr Angus Gowland (Intellectual History, University College London)
Dr Naomi Matsumoto (Historical Musicology, Goldsmiths)
Dr Tessa Storey (Early Modern History, Royal Holloway, University of London)
Prof Akihito Suzuki (History of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo)
The Concert by Emily Atkinson (Soprano); Francesco Giusti (Counter tenor); Asako Ogawa (harpsichord), and Nikolay Ginov (Viola da Gamba). The programme includes: Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583- 1643), Capriccio III 'Sopra il cucho'; Marin Marais (1656-1728), Tableau de l'Opération de la Taille; and Henry Purcell (1659-1695) 'Bess of Bedlam', 'From rosy bow'rs' etc.
This one-day event is generously supported by JSPS and JBUK
Image: Lucas Cranach the Elder (c. 1472-1553), Melancholy, 1532. 51x97 cm. 51x97 cm. KMSsp722.
Dates & times
|22 Jul 2017||9:30am - 6:00pm|
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