Posts Tagged: history of psychiatry

Lost Places

By Lisa Haushofer On an uninviting Sunday morning in January, I was driving south from Berlin when I passed a sign for “Beelitz-Heilstätten,” a derelict and abandoned 19th century tuberculosis hospital. I recognized it immediately as one of the most

Lost Places

By Lisa Haushofer On an uninviting Sunday morning in January, I was driving south from Berlin when I passed a sign for “Beelitz-Heilstätten,” a derelict and abandoned 19th century tuberculosis hospital. I recognized it immediately as one of the most

Maps, meaning and memory: The social geography of Caterham Imbecile Asylum

By Stef Eastoe In 1872 William Gilbert, Secretary of the Society for the Relief of Distress, and father of W.S. Gilbert of the theatrical partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan, visited Caterham Imbecile Asylum. He published an article about his visit

Maps, meaning and memory: The social geography of Caterham Imbecile Asylum

By Stef Eastoe In 1872 William Gilbert, Secretary of the Society for the Relief of Distress, and father of W.S. Gilbert of the theatrical partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan, visited Caterham Imbecile Asylum. He published an article about his visit