Wellcome Unit Seminar Monday 15 October 2012

Social Security Booklet (c) Archives New Zealand

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

About the Speaker

Professor John Stewart is Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Director and Professor of Health History at Glasgow Caledonian University. His research interests range broadly across modern British history, focussing in particular on the history of health care provision and social policy, with an associated emphasis on the history of child welfare. Specific research topics have included: municipal medicine in inter-war England and Wales; child evacuation policies in wartime Scotland; and welfare provision in ‘peripheral’ areas of the United Kingdom and Europe.

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