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Conference Report: The Porous Body in Early Modern Europe

A belated report on The Porous Body in Medieval Europe. Trish and Emily had the pleasure of attending the first conference for the Renaissance Skin project led by Professor Evelyn Welch at King’s College London. The conference aimed “to consider the porousness of … Continue reading

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Hair Loss as Facial Disfigurement in Ancient Rome?

Jane Draycott is the Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Research Fellow in the Department of Classics at the University of Glasgow. She co-edited, with Emma-Jayne Graham, Bodies of Evidence: Ancient Anatomical Votives, Past, Present and Future (London: Routledge, 2017) Hair Loss … Continue reading

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Jane Draycott (University of Wales, Trinity Saint David), ‘Hair Loss as Facial Disfigurement in Ancient Rome?’

Dr Jane Draycott of the University of Wales, Trinity St David, will be speaking at the Effaced from History conference on April 1. To register and view the full program, visit the conference website. Abstract Physiognomy, the art of interpreting and judging … Continue reading

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