• Time Travel Treatment Room - Festival of Social Sciences

  • Sat, 09-11-2019 at 11:30
  • University of Leicester
    University Road
    LE1 7RH Leicester
Time Travel Treatment Room - Festival of Social Sciences - University of Leicester - Leicester

Enter Edem will be at the Evington Health Fayre with their show 'Time Travel Treatment Room', this free 15-20 minute show will educate you on Victorian medical practise! Take a step back into the peculiar past when you enterthe Time Travel Treatment Room! Join us in the VictorianEra to meet the Doctor and Matron for a side splittingshow exploring the historical diagnosis and treatmentsfor Mental Health. Be astounded by the practices ofyesteryear as the Doctor will educate you on his “genius”work within the Asylum and “forward thinking” strategies.You’ll soon be rolling your eyes with the Matron as absurdopinions and factual fights commence. How you will laughand sigh with disbelief and relief that mental health carehas come so far!___________________________________________________This event will be hosted in the Special Collections Kirby & West Reading Room in the basement of the University Library in the Fielding Johnson Building. Please report to the reception desk inside the foyer of the University Library 10 minutes before the event for directions.This event is suitable for wheelchair users.The performance itself lasts for 20 minutes.The event is being run during the Festival of Social Sciences under the Health Matters project. The Festival of Social Sciences is organised by the Economic and Social Research Council.