Local History Conference 2003

The 38th Local History Conference: Lunatick London

Date and time: Saturday 15 November 2003, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Venue: Museum of London Lecture Theatre

Cost (including afternoon tea): £4.00 (LAMAS members), £5.00 (non-members). Affiliated societies may send two members at £4.00.

To apply for tickets, please print a copy of the form available on this site, and return it with your cheque. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible, because we cannot guarantee that tickets will still be available on the day.

Lecture programme:

Medieval London hospitals
Christopher Thomas FSA, Museum of London Archaeology Service

Care of the mentally ill in the 17th and 18th centuries
Sara Pennell, Institute of Historical Research

Charles and Mary Lamb: a brother's dilemma
Lionel Lambourne, formerly of the Victoria & Albert Museum

A special branch of architecture: architects and the design of large asylums in the Victorian period
Dr Jeremy Taylor, formerly of the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, University of York

Psychiatry and War
Dr Michael Neve and Dr Trevor Turner, Wellcome Institute

St Luke's: a forgotten hospital
Robert Leon, Camden Local History Society

Friern Hospital
Dr Oliver Natelson, Friern Barnet & District Local History Society