Colonial/Postcolonial Health (University of Leeds, Centre for Medical Humanities and Institute of Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Research Salon, 26 March 2012)

University of Leeds, Centre for Medical Humanities and Institute of Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Research Salon:

Colonial/Postcolonial Health

26 March 2012

Programme

12.30 – Lunch
1.15 – Introduction and welcome – Stuart Murray and Graham Huggan
1.45 – Session 1

  • Dr Clare Barker, University of Birmingham, ‘Indigenous Health, Activist Literature and the Human Genome Diversity Project’
  • Dr. Anthony Carrigan, University of Keele, ‘Post-Disaster Health and Recovery’

2.45 – 3.00 tea and coffee
3.00 – 4.00 – Session 2

  • Dr. Iona McCleery, University of Leeds, ‘What is colonial about medieval colonial medicine? Health and welfare in the early Portuguese empire’
  • Dr Shane Doyle, University of Leeds, ‘The health of the family in colonial Uganda’

4.00- 5.30 – Final discussion and Open Session

For further details and to register please contact Stuart Murray.

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