Asylums

Sat, 8 January 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm

Our renowned lecture series is back! Featuring world-class speakers exploring the topics that have dominated public debate, get your tickets now and join us on site or online!

What was the reality of living and working in an asylum? Why were people sent to asylums? Have our attitudes towards mental health and differences from the ‘norm’ really changed? Picture the asylums through photography of institutions and explore the science of Victorian asylums with Jen Wallis’s lecture.

10:00am – Picturing the asylum: exploring asylums and institutions through photography.

11:00am – Jen Wallis: Science in the Victorian Asylum: A Tale of Doctors, Patients, and Historians.

Online tickets, on-site tickets, and full lecture series tickets available – ticket prices vary. A ticket for this event provides admission for both lectures. 

Type of event: Event , Online Lecture