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21st April, 2015

Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath Events

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21st April, 2015
Various - See website
End Date:
29th April, 2015

Introducing a series of unique events, led by King’s academics, in the Inigo Rooms Somerset House East Wing, and venues nearby, to accompany the Culture at King’s Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath exhibition:

Victimhood, Violence and Imagination
Tuesday 21 April, 16.00 – 17.00
Room B5, Franklin Wilkins Building, Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH
Tickets: free, but must be booked in advance.

A lecture by Ian Noonan, Lecturer in Mental Health, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, as part of the Culture & Care Series 2014/2015.

Wounded minds: shell shock, PTSD and beyond
Wednesday 22 April, 18.30 – 20.30

Greenwood Theatre, Guy’s Campus, King’s College London, 55 Weston Street SE1 3RA
Tickets: £5 general public, free for students, King’s staff and alumni, and Northbank card holders.

Join Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Director of the King’s Centre for Military Health Research, Professor Edgar Jones, Professor in the History of Medicine and Psychiatry, and Professor David Edgerton, Hans Rausing Professor of the History of Science and Technology and co-director of the Sir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War at King’s, to examine the appearance of shell shock during the first world war, the struggles faced by affected soldiers and exactly how it impacted our understanding of mental health then and now.

Professor Sir Simon Wessely and Maggi Hambling in conversation
Wednesday 29 April, 17.00 – 18.00

Moot Court, Somerset House East Wing, King’s College London, Strand WC2R 2LS
Tickets: free, but must be booked in advance.

This event brings together two remarkable minds to discuss and reflect on the War Requiem & Aftermath exhibition.

Professor Sir Simon Wessely is a British psychiatrist. He is Professor of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s, head of its Department of Psychological Medicine, vice dean for academic psychiatry, teaching and training at the IoPPN, as well as Director of the King’s Centre for Military Health Research.

Join this free discussion, over a glass of wine, and then view the exhibition afterwards (until 19.00).


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