Monthly Archives: January 2017

New Effaced Team Publication

Delighted to announce that David M. Turner’s article ‘Impaired Children in Eighteenth-century England’ is now available on Advanced Access from Social History of Medicine  (doi: 10.1093/shm/hkw128, 2017). Subscribers can read it online here. Abstract People in the early modern period had long … Continue reading

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Profile of Alex Jones on Face Perception

This month’s issue of Swansea University’s Momentum magazine features a profile of Effaced affiliate Dr Alex Jones. Alex is a lecturer in Psychology who is interested in evolutionary and social perspectives on face perception. This issue also highlights the October launch … Continue reading

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Another Publication from the Effaced Team!

2017 is off to a roaring start for Effaced publications! ‘From Commonplace to Common Ground: Facial Injury in Kader Attia’s Continuum of Repair‘ by David Houston Jones is now out in the Journal of War & Culture Studies 10:1 (2017). Eligible subscribers … Continue reading

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New Open Access Article from the Effaced Team

Effaced team member Emily Cock has an article in the new BMJ: Medical Humanities: ‘He would by no means risque his Reputation: patient and doctor shame in Daniel Turner’s De Morbis Cutaneis (1714) and Syphilis (1717)’. This includes discussion of facial surgeries … Continue reading

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Face It! at the Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam

An unanticipated encounter with the face today during my visit to the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam. While the entire museum was well worth the visit, their temporary exhibition will be of most interest to our blog’s followers: Face It! First … Continue reading

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Face transplantation as cultural history: thoughts on Eyes Without A Face

Suzannah Biernoff writes: Isabelle Dinoire, the world’s first face transplant recipient, died last April, 11 years after the history-making, controversial surgery that turned her into a medical celebrity. Dinoire was no stranger to the international news media – Getty Images … Continue reading

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New Effaced Publication!

Exciting news! Patricia Skinner’s new book, Living with Disfigurement in Early Medieval Europe is now available to pre-order. Even better, it’s open access thanks to the Wellcome Trust, so you can download the ebook for free (I see 467 people already … Continue reading

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Faces of Albert Tucker (1914-1999)

Greetings for 2017! Emily here. I’m in Darwin at present and spent yesterday afternoon at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. The painting that grabbed my attention for Effaced was Albert Tucker’s Card Players (1962), which features three men … Continue reading

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