july, 2019

29jul10:00 am29sep5:00 pmDas Trincheiras ao HospitalExhibition(july 29) 10:00 am - (september 29) 5:00 pm Rua Dr. Alberto Aires Gouveia — PortoEvent Type :Exhibition

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Event Details

Temporary exhibition about the impact of World War I in Portuguese healthcare, including among ex-combatants.

 

From the Trenches to the Hospital:
Portugal, Health and the Great War

 

 

The Portuguese participation in the Great War had political, economic and social consequences that were felt in the following decades, and that also had an impact on health. Through the mobilisation of over 100 000 men, the young Portuguese Republic (1910) hoped to obtain international recognition and protect its African colonies from British and German interests.

Although it might seem contradictory, the First World War triggered a set of technical and scientific advances in healthcare. But this total war would also forever mark the lives of many men, who returned with physical and psychiatric traumas, and who were soon consigned to oblivion.

Through a set of objects, photographs and videos, this exhibition explores this double impact of the Great War on health, in Portugal.

 

Curators: Helena da Silva and José Picas do Vale

 

FREE ADMISSION

 

 

Dates: 29 Julho a 29 de Setembro de 2019
Schedule: 10-13h / 14h-17h de Segunda a Domingo
Venue: Santo António Hospital – Auditorium Prof. Doutor Alexandre Moreira do Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto

 

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Cartaz da exposição "Das Trincheiras ao Hospital"

Time

July 29 (Monday) 10:00 am - September 29 (Sunday) 5:00 pm

Location

Santo António Hospital

Rua Dr. Alberto Aires Gouveia — Porto

Organizer

Institute of Contemporary History — NOVA FCSH and Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto

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