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

Colonial/Postcolonial Health

26 March 2012


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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