Wellcome Unit Seminars announced for this term

Next term’s Wellcome Unit Seminars have been announced.  Convened by the Unit’s Professor Mark Harrison, they are all on the topic of ‘Health and Medicine in Britain and its Empire’.

Michaelmas Term 2012 Seminar Series
Michaelmas Term 2012 History of Medicine Seminar Series
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine,
Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE

The following seminars will be held at on Mondays at 2.15pm
Coffee will be available from 2.00pm

Health and Medicine in Britain and its Empire
Convener: Professor Mark Harrison

Week 1 – 8 October
Mark Harrison, University of Oxford
Yellow Fever and the Victorian Navy

Week 2 – 15 October
John Stewart, Glasgow Caledonian University/University of Oxford
“Some Abstract Socialist Idea or Principle”: The Impact of New Zealand’s 1938 Social Security Act on British Thinking about Health Care Reform

Week 3 – 22 October
Samiksha Sehrawat, University of Newcastle
Constructing Colonial Patients: Gender and Ethnicity in North Indian Hospitals, c.1880-1920

Week 4 – 29 October
Saurabh Mishra, University of Sheffield
The Land of Milk and Honey: Dairy Consumption, Public Health and Middle Class Anxiety in North India, 1880-1920

Week 5 – 5 November

Week 6 – 12 November
Vaughan Dutton, University of Oxford
Using Jungian Analytical Psychology to do History: An Imaginal Analysis of the 1841 Niger Expedition

Week 7 – 19 November
Rohan Deb Roy, University of Cambridge
Science, Materials and Empire: Making Pure Quinine in British India, 1867-1890

Week 8 – 26 November
Michael Worboys, University of Manchester
“Saving the Lives of Our Dogs”: The Development of Canine Distemper Vaccine in Interwar Britain

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