2014 News and Events

Open Day at the
Edward Worth Library

Thursday 13 November 2014

To mark this Open Day at the Worth Library during Dublin Science Week
there will be an exhibition of books about the Moon:

‘The Eighth Continent’:

Looking at the Moon in Early Modern Europe’.

‘Science in the City’

A one-day conference and meeting of the Irish Network
for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

3 October 2014
The Edward Worth Library


RAMI Lecture: History of Medicine Section:

‘Collecting Medicine in Early Modern Dublin: The Edward Worth Library’.

This lectured will be given by
Dr Elizabethanne Boran
at 6.15pm on Wednesday 17 September
at Setanta House (1st Floor).

Worth Library in the news in
New Zealand!

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Open Days at the Worth Library

Thursday 24 and Friday 25 July 2014
10.00am to 4.00pm

to mark the opening of a small exhibition on

‘Mapping Cultures in the Early Modern World’

curated by

Mr Zach Ghodsi
(Chapman University, California).
This is part of Festival of Curiosity.

The Edward Worth Library 2014

Seminar Series.

Unless otherwise stated, seminars take place in the

Worth Library at 3.00pm.

Friday 20 June: Professor Ole Peter Grell (Open University): ‘Medical Travel and Medical Education in early modern Europe.’ This is the Grizelda Steevens’ Annual Memorial Lecture in Medical History. Booking is essential for this lecture.

This lecture is now fully booked.

 On 27 May 2014 the online exhibition

‘Dr Steevens’ Hospital: A History

was launched.

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