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Inaugural lecture Gemma Blok – Utrecht University – 5 September 2024

Since August 2023, Gemma Blok has been working at Utrecht University for two days a week as a professor of the History of Psychiatry. She succeeds Joost Vijselaar, who held this chair between 2004 and 2022. The endowed chair is funded by the Foundation for the Chair in the History of Psychiatry and is embedded in the faculties of Humanities and Medicine. From the chair, Gemma teaches at the Department of Cultural History and within the Master’s in Medical Humanities. She will also remain affiliated with the Open University.

Save the date: the inaugural lecture will take place on Thursday September 5th at 16.15 in the Academy Building of the University of Utrecht. Further information and invitation will follow shortly.