Professor of Medical Humanities at Durham University Jane Macnaughton reports her experiences with the workshop It’s Not What You Think at Medical Museion on 8-9 March 2013 (excerpt): “Adam and Louise had attracted a very diverse group of scholars, museum practitioners, artists, philosophers, science communicators – and one clinician (that was me) (…) One of the key themes that come out in our discussions was ‘to label or not to label’?  Do artefacts in museums need labels, what should be written on them, and what force do these labels have on the reader?

Jane Macnaughtons blog post Encounters with Medical Materialities at Medical Museion in Copenhagen was originally posted on the Centre for Medical Humanities Blog on March 11th. Click here to read the full post.

(reblogged with permission from Jane Macnaughton).

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