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New Effaced Team Publication

Many congratulations to Effaced member Suzannah Biernoff, whose latest book, Portraits of Violence: War and the Aesthetics of Disfigurement is now out with University of Michigan Press. Suzannah provided a fascinating keynote on this material for our conference, so we’ll look … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Blog post at QMUL– Diagnosing Deviance: aversion, obscenity and the senses in classical antiquity

Effaced team member Mark Bradley has a guest post that may interest our readers on the Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions blog this week: Diagnosing Deviance: aversion, obscenity and the senses in classical antiquity. Mark opens with … Continue reading

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New Effaced team publication!

Our congratulations to Effaced from History research team member Professor David Houston Jones (University of Exeter) on the recent publication of Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism (Routledge 2016). The book traces a line of argument from practitioners who explicitly depict … Continue reading

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