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Body Beliefs

Thursday 8 December 2011, 19.00-20.30

Ancient chart

Contemplate different systems of thinking about the human form and the danger of strongly held or undeclared beliefs about the body.

This event will be BSL interpreted.


This event is FREE.

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Part of Clod Ensemble’s Anatomy Season.

The Anatomy Season is a series of conversations, performances and workshops, inspired by the theme of anatomy featuring brilliant artists, anatomists, medics and thinkers.


Debbie Challis, curator of Typecast: Francis Galton

Vivienne Lo, historian of Chinese medical practice

Salim Khan, Practitioner in Islamic Medicine

Supported by a Wellcome Trust Arts Award.

Find out more about access at Wellcome Collection.

Image: Seven tunics and three humours of the eye from the ‘book of Macharias on the eye’, late 14th – or early 15th – century. BL, Sloane MS 981, f.68.

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