Show/hide main menu

Previous events & podcasts

The historical evolution & future of neurology & psychiatry

Scuola Medica MiniaturaOn 9 July, we hosted a symposium which reviewed the historical evolution of neurology and psychiatry. The programme included Babylonian, Islamic, 17th-, 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century developments in these fields and explored the present and future relationships of the two disciplines.

Illustrative topics included consciousness, daemonomania, epilepsy, hysteria, and war neurosis.

Speakers included Sir Richard Trainor, Edward Reynolds, Raad Shakir, Fiona Subotsky, Alastair Compston, Allan Beveridge, Edgar Jones, Timothy Nicholson, Adam Zeman, Michael Trimble, Anthony David, Tilli Tansey and Shitij Kapur.

Read Edward Reynold's report on the historical evolution & future of neurology & psychiatry.


Sitemap Site help Terms and conditions Privacy policy Accessibility Modern slavery statement Contact us

© 2017 King's College London | Strand | London WC2R 2LS | England | United Kingdom | Tel +44 (0)20 7836 5454