Being Human and Making History…

Dr Freya Cox Jensen is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter and author of ‘Reading the Roman Republic in Early Modern England’ (Brill, 2012).

In her contribution to the Community Exchange, Dr Cox Jensen writes of a night of ballads, ‘true stories’ and making history at the Being Human festival of the humanities.

Prisoners, Medical Care and Entitlement to Health in England and Ireland, 1850-2000

Prisoners suffer significant health inequalities and a much higher burden of chronic illness, mental illness, infectious disease and substance misuse than the general population. Yet we lack an adequate historical perspective on these issues that might highlight continuities and ruptures in both prisoner health and prison health systems. ¬†Funded by the Wellcome Trust, Prisoners, Medical … Continued