Demons of the Mind: Madness and Temptation in Tudor and Stuart England

This talk will be given by Darren Oldridge, Professor of Early Modern History. Once it was widely believed that evil spirits could manipulate human consciousness, and even plant thoughts in a person's mind. This lecture explores the role of this idea in Tudor and Stuart religion and medicine, and its implications for modern concepts of mental health.
Wednesday 03 May 2017
The Studio, The Hive
18:00-19:00
Tickets Available
Free