Epidemic Belfast

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By Ulster University. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Epidemic Belfast explores Belfast's medical history from the 19th century to COVID. In each episode, experts examine themes including the health of Belfast's mill workers, asylums, Victorian anti-vaxxers, 'cures' and shock therapies for homosexuality, the thalidomide tragedy, lobotomies, prison doctors during the Troubles, the AIDS crisis, among many others. Epidemic Belfast is an essential resource for anyone interested in Irish and medical history.

28 episodes