Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires
A brief history of “corpse medicine” from the Renaissance to the Victorians
Dr Sugg, who is at Durham University, is the author of a book on the fascinating once taboo subject of corpse medicine, Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires; as well as Faces of the Vampire: from Holy Terror to Sexual Taboo and The Smoke of the Soul: The Animated Body in Early-Modern England.
7pm Thursday 5th July 2012
At Bishopsgate Institute Library, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH, nearest tube: Liverpool St. Free entry.