Force-feeding suffragettes: Violation or medical care?

Dr Juan M. Zaragoza is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Centre for the History of the Emotions, Queen Mary University of London. Here he writes about his current research into the material culture of medical care and the … Continue reading

“Fat and Well”: Force-Feeding and Emotion in the Nineteenth-Century Asylum

Sarah Chaney is a PhD student at the UCL Centre for the History of¬†Psychological Disciplines and co-organiser of the Damaging the Body¬†seminar series. This post, about food, physical restraint, and Victorian psychiatric treatment, arises from one element of her PhD … Continue reading