Monthly Archives: March 2012

Coming up soon at King’s! Conference celebrating the legacy of Joseph Lister: Antisepsis, Surgery, and Global Health.

From March 22nd to March 24th 2012, King’s College London will be hosting a major conference to celebrate Lister’s legacy, and will be examining both the significance of his techniques in their historical context, and the enduring impact that Lister has had on twentieth- and twenty-first-century medical and surgical practice. The conference will be run in association with the Royal Society and the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons, and events will take place at both of these institutions and at the King’s College London Strand Campus. The conference will be of interest to academic historians, clinical and healthcare scientists and practitioners , bioscience, health policy and management professionals, and those with an interest in Lister, Listerism and the development of antiseptic surgery. Only a few days are left to register for the conference! The last booking date is March 8th. Continue reading

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