Face to Face, Head to Head: seeing madness in the 19th century

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar


1.5 hour seminar for 23 prisoners at HMP Barlinnie about the photo exhibition part of my project 'Promoting mental health through the lessons of history'. This was a collaboration with Fife College, who provide education for all 13 Scottish Prison Service institutions, which will eventually encompass all.
Period8 May 2018
Held atHMP Barlinnie, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionLocal


  • prison
  • History
  • psychiatry
  • phrenology
  • physiognomy
  • photography
  • social problems
  • asylums
  • insanity