Lister week was our very first event and is now finished.
It ran from 22nd to 26th February 2021
If you missed it, don’t panic, you can access all of the webinar videos via the links provided below.
Tour of the Virtual Lister week exhibition, narrated by Mr John Stuart.
Lister & Antisepsis at GRI
Lister and the development of antiseptic techniques in surgery at GRI. Alistair Tough, NHS GG&C Archivist.
Lindsey, Hilary & Lister
In conversation with Dr Lindsey Fitzharris, medical historian and author of ‘The Butchering Art’. Dr Hilary Wilson.
Lister’s impact on Modern Surgery
Lister and advances in modern surgery. Mr Nigel Jamieson.
Joseph Lister & Women in Surgery
Life after Lister
Lister’s legacy and beyond. Dr Morven McElroy.
Dr Lindsey Fitzharris
Dr Lindsey Fitzharris is a medical historian, television host and best selling author of ‘The Butchering Art’ which won the PEN/E.O Wilson award for literary science. ‘The Butchering Art’ describes in gory detail surgery in Victorian times, centering around Joseph Lister, the man who revolutionised surgical practice in the 1860s. Watch this YouTube trailer of The Butchering Art Be warned it is not for the fainthearted!