Furse, Anna F. D.. 2018. 'SHOCKS TO THE SYSTEM'. In: SHOCKS (TO THE SYSTEM) Symposium. Napier University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom November 2018. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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A symposium will accompany the production of SHOCKS (TO THE SYSTEM) in November 2018.

SHOCKS (TO THE SYSTEM) will be sited at Craiglockhart campus, formerly an asylum renowned for treating patients with ‘shell-shock’ in WW1, the most famous being the poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon.

SHOCKS (TO THE SYSTEM) will be performed alongside a SYMPOSIUM EVENT on Post Traumatic Stress, to include e.g. Elaine Showalter (Hystories), Pat Barker (Regeneration), Tiffany Watt Smith (On Flinching: Theatricality and Scientific Looking from Darwin to Shell Shock), a survivor of PTS from a war zone, and staff from Edinburgh Napier University.

Item Type:

Conference or Workshop Item (Other)


PTSD, Hysterias, WW1, Wars, Poetry, Craiglockhart, Rivers, Sassoon, Owen, Trenches, Shell-Shock

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

History > Centre of the Body (COB)
Theatre and Performance (TAP)


November 2018Published

Event Location:

Napier University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Date range:

November 2018

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Date Deposited:

07 Dec 2017 15:45

Last Modified:

27 Mar 2019 16:29


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