Posted by: Alice Nelson | 02/05/2013

Wellcome Unit Library closed on Bank Holiday Mondays

The Wellcome Unit Library will be closed on the bank holildays this Monday 6 May and also Monday 27 May.  However, the Bodleian Library, Bodleian History Faculty Library and Radcliffe Science Library will be open.

There will not be a Wellcome Unit Seminar on these dates either.

Ambulance at city nursing home (1960) by  Adolph B. Rice Studio (Rice Collection 2647A, Library of Virginia)

Ambulance at city nursing home (1960) by Adolph B. Rice Studio (Rice Collection 2647A, Library of Virginia)

Further reading from week 2 seminar available online
If you enjoyed Professor Avnor Offer’s seminar last week you can read more by him online, even when the library is closed:

The Economy of Obligation: Incomplete Contracts and the Cost of the Welfare State (Discussion Papers in Economic and Social History Number 103, August 2012)

A Warrant for Pain: Caveat Emptor  vs. the Duty of Care in American MedicalSystem  c. 1970-2010 (Discussion Papers in Economic and Social History Number 102, August 2012)

Self-interest, Sympathy and the Invisible Hand: From Adam Smith to Market Liberalism (Discussion Papers in Economic and Social History Number 101, August 2012)

The Challenge of Affluence: Self-control and Well-being in the United States and Britain since 1950 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006). Available as an ebook for members of Oxford University via SOLO

Coming up week4 seminar
On Monday 13 February, Stephen Jacyna from University College London will be delivering a seminar on ‘La Propriété de soi: the Political Economy of the Self in Post-revolutionary France’.

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