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09:00 22 June - 18:00 22 September 2016

Manhandling the brain: psychiatric neurosurgery in the mid-20th century

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Queen Square Library | 1st Floor (link Map)
23 Queen Square | London | WC1N 3BG | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

2016 marks 75 years since the first UK pre-frontal leucotomy, a procedure introduced in Portugal in 1935. Over the next 30 years 70,000 people with psychiatric problems were operated on. This art & archive installation explores these events, alongside their healthcare and academic context.

Open hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm

Image © Ken Barrett


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Sarah Lawson
+44 (0)20 3448 4709 | sarah.lawson@ucl.ac.uk


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