Think you’ve heard all there is to know about Burke and
Hare, Edinburgh’s infamous body-snatchers? Janet Philp
knows more. Join her as she explores the history around
the tale of Burke and Hare, and Dr Knox, the recipient of
their shady undertakings. Janet reveals facts about Burke
that have never been published before, raising more
questions about the Irish man and his activities.
This event is part of the Edinburgh History of Medicine Group,
a collaboration between the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh.