The Museum of Military Medicine will be hosting a further series of online talks in late March / early April which will be accessible via Zoom.
First is a mini-series of lectures and discussion in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council project, Enemy Encounters. The talks consider historical perspectives on cross-sides medical care in war, and a final panel brings together speakers with a range of more recent experiences of the enemy, considering how those encounters can be expressed and their lasting impact on attitudes and wellbeing. Registration is required, for which click on the following links:
Alison Fell (University of Liverpool) “Nursing the Enemy in the First World War.” (29 March 2022 from 7 p.m. to 8.15 p.m.)
Erica Charters (University of Oxford), “Care and Charity during War: Eighteenth-century French and British Prisoners of War.” 5 April 2022 from 7 p.m. to 8.15 p.m.
David Vassallo (Military surgeon, historian and Chairman of the Friends of Millbank), Asma Khalifa (Activist and researcher), and the Re-Live team “Contemporary perspectives on treating the enemy.” (12 April 2022 from 7 p.m. to 8.15 p.m.)
Second is an Illustrated Talk by Col (retd) David Vassallo FRCSEd DHMSA MA L/RAMC entitled ‘Military Medical Revolution: How the Defence Medical Services transformed in conflict, 1990-2015’ to be held on Thursday 7 April 2022 at 7 p.m.
Registration is also required for this talk, by following the link below:
After registering for any or all of the talks, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.