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Prostheses in Classical Antiquity: Everything you never knew you wanted to know

Dr Jane Draycott, University of Glasgow

Followed by a reception in the Museum of Classical Archaeology

All welcome

Jane Draycott is Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Glasgow. Her research investigates science, technology, and medicine in the ancient world. She has published extensively on the history and archaeology of medicine, impairment, and disability in the ancient world. Her publications include the monographs Prosthetics and Assistive Technology in Ancient Greece and Rome (2023), Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy from the Middle Republic to the Early Empire (2019), and Approaches to Healing in Roman Egypt (2012), and the edited volumes Women in Classical Video Games (2022, co-edited with Kate Cook), Women in Historical and Archaeological Video Games (2022), Prostheses in Antiquity (2019) and Bodies of Evidence: Ancient Anatomical Votives Past, Present and Future (2017, co-edited with Emma-Jayne Graham). Her research has been funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Wellcome Trust, and the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
 

Date: 
Thursday, 25 April, 2024 - 17:00 to 19:00
Event location: 
Room G.19 Faculty of Classics

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