Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

Project Outputs

Publications

David E. Shuttleton, 'John Thomson's "Account...of Dr William Cullen"; the making of a medical biography', in Shuttleton, D.E. and Coyer, M. (eds.) Scottish Medical Culture and Literature 1726-1832 (Rodopi, Amsterdam, forthcoming 2014) David. E. Shuttleton, '"Please put a date to your letters...": Dr William Cullen's conduct of his epistolary practice' [at readers]. Jenny Bann, 'An Ornament to his Country: Mrs Barbauld, Dr Cullen, and the fashioning of Lord Daer' [forthcoming]

Symposium

William Cullen and the Medical Enlightenment: An International Symposium, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 4-5 April 2013.

Performed Readings

Jennifer Bann, Stephen Hall, David Shuttleton, Mark Herraghty, 'Dear Dr Cullen', 'Attentive Writers': Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority, Medical Humanities Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 23-25 August 2013.

"Dear Dr Cullen...". Sibbald Library Players. Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2-10 August 2013. [add links to any good online reviews]

"Dear Dr Cullen...", William Cullen and the Medical Enlightenment; An International Symposium. Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 4-5 April 2013 [with the participation of Jennifer Bann, Stephen Hall, Mark Herraghty and David Shuttleton,].

Workshops

XML markup and editorial workshops for the project assistants

Public Displays

Iain Milne of the RCPE kindly curated displays of Cullen manuscripts and related artifacts at the following events:

"Dear Dr Cullen...". Sibbald Library Players. Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2-10 August 2013.

William Cullen and the Medical Enlightenment; An International Symposium. Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 4-5 April 2013

RCPE Library open-day, May 17th 2012

Conference Papers

David E. Shuttleton, '"More Particulars": Narrative Competence and the Limits of Medical Communication in an Eighteenth-Century Practice'. Rhetorical Practices in Medical Writings and Medical Imaginings in Seventeenth- to Nineteenth-Century Literature, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. February 6-7, 2014.

David E. Shuttleton, 'Dr Cullen's "Consultations", Eighteenth-Century Studies Group, University of Glasgow, 20 November, 2013.

David E. Shuttleton, "More Particulars": Narrative Competence and the Limits of Medical Communication in an Eighteenth-Century Practice" 'Attentive Writers': Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority, Medical Humanities Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 23-25 August 2013.

David E. Shuttleton, 'Editing Dr. Cullen's "Consultations" at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh: Reflections on a Medico-Historical-Digital-Humanist Project'. Global Medical Humanities, University of Aberdeen, 8-10 July 2013

Jennifer Bann, '"Liable to much fallacy: Order and Disorders in an 18th-Century Medical Archive', Scotland, Europe and Empire in the Age of Adam Smith and Beyond, Centre Roland Mousnier, Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society (ECSSS) and the International Adam Smith Society. Université Paris Sorbonne, 3-6 July 2013.

Jane Corrie "Hygeia in the Blooming Indian Vales: William Cullen at Ormiston Hill"
Scotland, Europe and Empire in the Age of Adam Smith and Beyond, Centre Roland Mousnier, Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society (ECSSS) and the International Adam Smith Society. Université Paris Sorbonne, 3-6 July 2013.

David E. Shuttleton, "Relaxed Habits and Historical Occlusions: William Cullen and the West Indies". Scotland, Europe and Empire in the Age of Adam Smith and Beyond, Centre Roland Mousnier, Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society (ECSSS) and the International Adam Smith Society. Université Paris Sorbonne, 3-6 July 2013.

Jane Corrie, 'The hobby-horsical doctor: William Cullen at Ormiston Hill', William Cullen and the Medical Enlightenment; An International Symposium. Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 4-5 April 2013

Mark Herraghty,'The Inter-net(worked) Doctor': The IT behind the Cullen Project',
William Cullen and the Medical Enlightenment; An International Symposium. Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 4-5 April 2013

David E. Shuttleton, '"Answer not copied..."; the textual evidence for Cullen's management of his postal practice', William Cullen and the Medical Enlightenment; An International Symposium. Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 4-5 April 2013

Jennifer Bann, "An Ornament to his Country": Dr Cullen and the fashioning of Lord Daer', William Cullen and the Medical Enlightenment; An International Symposium. Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 4-5 April 2013.

David E. Shuttleton, "Editing Dr William Cullen's "Consultations" for a Digital Age", Medical History Group, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 23 January, 2013.

Jennifer Bann, '"Liable to much fallacy" - Order and Disorders in an 18th-Century Medical Archive', Permissive Archive Conference, CELL, University College London, 9 November 2012 .

David E. Shuttleton, [Round table on letters and letter-culture], Textual Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Seminar, University of Glasgow Library, 12 December 2012.

David E. Shuttleton, 'An Account of...William Cullen': John Thomson and Making of a Medical Biography', William Cullen; a Symposium, University of Glasgow, 11 May 2010.

Public Talks (historical societies etc.)

Jennifer Bann, Western Club, Glasgow 5th Feb 2014.
Jennifer Bann, Govan Rotary Club 5 Aug 2013.
Jennifer Bann, West End Lectures, Glasgow 19 Feb 2013.
Jennifer Bann, West End Festival, Glasgow 9th and 13th June 2012.
Jennifer Bann, Foxbar Church Guild, 29 Oct 2012.
Jennifer Bann, Killearn and Strathendrick Probus Club18 Oct 2012.
Jennifer Bann, Barrhead and Neilston Historical Society, 27th Oct 2011.
Mark Herraghty and David Shuttleton at the RCPE library open-day events 17th May 2012.