UKAHN Colloquium 2019


The provisional programme for the UKAHN Research Colloquium being held on Friday 5th July 2019 at the Friends’ Meeting House, Cirencester:

9.15: Registration and Coffee
9.45: Welcome : Dr Helen Sweet/ Wendy Lloyd-Sweet (2019 Convenors)

Session 1 Chair: Prof. Janet Hargreaves

10.00: Kate Docking: The varying actions of nurses in Ravensbrück concentration camp, 1939-1945.
10.30: Olga Travesset-Rey, Gloria Gallegos-Caminero, Carme Torres-Penella, Anna Ramiro-Jofre: Humanitarianism, Nursing and the Spanish Civil War (GCE).
11.00: Lea M. Williams Nursing the Community in the Work and Writings of Ellen N. La Motte


Session 2 Chair: Dr Sue Hawkins

11.50: Amanda Gwinnup: Nurses in Need of Care: British Nurses of the First World War and Their Dealings with the Ministry of Pensions
12:20: Prof. Janet Hargreaves: Death beautiful as sleep, death as ghastly as could be’: Molly Murphy in Spain and London.

Lunch and Poster and session: Teresa Doherty (RCN) Histories of Humanitarian Nursing: Tales from the RCN. Also opportunity to browse the second hand bookstall and enjoy the Meeting House and garden.

Session 3 Chair: Professor Anne Summers

13.55: Teresa Doherty – brief comment on poster session and relevance to DNB.
14.00 Keynote paper: Dr Susan Armstrong-Reid: “Rice Paddy Diplomacy, ‘Behead and Cure’:The Ethics of Civilian Nursing in the Vietnam War
15.00: Frances Cadd: Emissary Nurses? Avis Hutt: An Industrial Nurse’s Perspective on Chinese Health and Industry in 1955


Session 4 Chair: Professor Christine Hallett

15.50: Dr Barbra Mann Wall: Catholic Missionaries, Health Care and Conflict
16.20: Dr Carol Acton: ‘This is the nearest to Hell I have yet been’: constructing the nurse identity in the early months of the First World War
16.50: Prof. Alannah Tomkins: Waterloo, Brussels, and developments in humanitarian nursing.

17.20 Finish

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