Kevin Brown Lecture Prospectus


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Lectures available from Kevin Brown, historian, author, archivist, museum curator and experienced lecturer and speaker

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Kevin Brown Lecture Prospectus

  1. 1. Lectures byKevin Brown
  2. 2. Kevin Brown is Trust Archivist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust andAlexander Fleming Laboratory Museum Curator at St Mary’s Hospital in Londonwhere he set up the Archives Service and Museum. He is former Chairman ofthe London Museums of Health and Medicine. He has written a number ofbooks on the history of health and medicine and is an experienced speaker.This is a selection of talks he has given.
  3. 3. Kevin Brown has lectured widely in Britain and abroad,including:*Rutgers University* US Department of Agriculture National Center for Agricultural Research* Johns Hopkins University Medical School* University of Rome* Royal College of Nursing History of Nursing Forum * Hunterian Museum at Royal College of Surgeons* Royal Society 250th Anniversary event•International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery(ISMICS) annual conference• National Army Museum* Hellenic Medical Society and Eteria Ellinon Epistimon* Royal Pharmaceutical Society* British Society for History of Pharmacy* School of Pharmacy (University of London)* University of Brighton and Sussex Medical School* National Tartan Day Washington DC* Archives et Bibliothèques de Belgique• History of Plastics Society• Society of General Microbiology,* University of Liverpool* Ehrlich II Conference Nuremberg* Sankey Clinico-Pathological Society
  4. 4. After dinnerspeaking
  5. 5. Andrew Moyer Lecturer, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, Illinois The first historian to deliver this scientific lecture. 2001
  6. 6. Unveiling of memorial at Fleming’s birthplace, Lochfield Farm, Darvel, 2009
  7. 7. Unveiling of memorial at Fleming’s birthplace, Lochfield Farm, Darvel, 2009
  8. 8. ‘Would you ever have thought such a thing possible?’: Alexander Fleming and the FRS Kevin Brown (click on Episode 13, May 2010, Giantsof Science. ) on Fleming Museum logo to hear talk)
  9. 9. The Mould thatChanged theWorld: AlexanderFleming andPenicillinKevin Brown
  10. 10. A Great Scot:AlexanderFleming andScotlandKevin Brown
  11. 11. Alexander Fleming,Penicillin and Greece Kevin Brown
  12. 12. Aspects ofHospital andNursingHistoryKevin Brown
  13. 13. PlaguePestilence PanicKevin Brown
  14. 14. The Fight AgainstInfectionKevin Brown
  15. 15. A Night WithVenus, ALifetime ofMercuryKevin Brown
  16. 16. ‘DUrable,REliant,EXcellent’Kevin Brown
  17. 17. Nursing Bad Blood: Nurse Eunice Riversand the Tuskegee Experiment Kevin Brown
  18. 18. More than "Geduld, Geschick, Geldund Gluck": Paul Ehrlich, Almroth Wright and Alexander Fleming Kevin Brown
  19. 19. The Doctor’s Dilemma: A Play for Today? Kevin BrownGeorge BernardShaw and hisinspiration, SirAlmroth Wright
  20. 20. Dr Zammit andthe MalteseGoats: theConquest ofMediterraneanFever Kevin Brown
  21. 21. ‘All That Wheezes’:Asthma through the Ages Kevin Brown
  22. 22. War and Medicine:How to Stay Fighting Fit in two World Wars Kevin Brown
  23. 23. ‘Virile BodiesBrought toNothing Morethan Slugs onthe Ground’:the FightAgainstInfection inthe GreatWar’ Kevin Brown
  24. 24. Medicine in the Blitz Kevin Brown
  25. 25. The National Health Service: A Retrospective Kevin Brown
  26. 26. Pioneer Surgeon and Social Reformer:Joseph Toynbee and his Legacy Kevin Brown
  27. 27. The true teacherof our age:GiuseppeMazzini and hisLondon circle.Kevin Brown
  28. 28. Italians into theWorld: the EmigrantExperience Kevin Brown
  29. 29. The Health ofthe Seaman:Medicine at SeaKevin Brown
  30. 30. ‘It is Easier for an Officer to Keep MenHealthy than for a Physician to Cure them’: Medicine at Sea in the Age of Nelson Kevin Brown
  31. 31. Doctors at Sea: Health and Fitness on Liners on Ocean Voyages Kevin Brown
  32. 32. UnintendedConsequences:What connectsthebacteriologistRobert Koch,Marshal Tito’sHoliday Resortand the Tailorthat ClothedJames Bond? Kevin Brown
  33. 33. Medical and NursingBiographies: ABiographer’s view Kevin Brown
  34. 34. Kevin Brown It Shouldn’t Happen to an Archivist: Tales from the Front Line
  35. 35. “If It’s Old and Dusty, It Belongs in the Archives”: A Hospital Archivist reminisces Kevin Brown
  36. 36. To arrange a lectureeither telephone Kevin Brown on020 331 26528 / 0778 990 5748;or
  37. 37. ISBN ISBN ISBN ISBN0750931523 0750931531 0750940417 978075094549 Books by Kevin Brown ISBN 1848320639
  38. 38. Coming Soon 19 May 2011ISBN Seaforth1848320639 Publishing