Hilary Term 2013 History of Medicine Seminar Series
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine,
Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE
This term’s seminars have been convened by Dr Sloan Mahone on the theme of ‘‘Local and Global Perspectives in the History of Medicine’. Each week we will post a blog on the upcoming seminar with detail of the topic and speaker.
The seminars are on Mondays at 2.15pm
Coffee will be available from 2.00pm
Week 3 – 28 January 2013
David Arnold, University of Warwick
Pollution and Public Health in Urban India, 1860-1984
About the Speaker
Professor David Arnold‘s work has ranged widely over the history of modern South Asia, and beyond, and has included social and environmental history and the history of science, technology and medicine. Along with David Hardiman he was a founder member of the Subaltern Studies group of historians of South Asia.
He is currently writing a history of South Asia and developing research on food and ‘everyday technology’ in South and Southeast Asia.
- Colonizing the Body: State Medicine and Epidemic Disease in Nineteenth-Century India (1993) Available at the Wellcome Unit Library shelfmark R606 ARN 1993
- The Problem of Nature (1996) Available at the Bodleian History Faculty Library
- Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India (2000) Available at the Wellcome Unit Library shelfnark DS436.N47 ARN 2000 or as an ebook
- The Tropics and the Traveling Gaze (2006) Avaiable at the Bodleian History Faculty Library
Related new publications in the Wellcome Unit Library
- Contesting colonial authority : medicine and indigenous responses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century India, Poonam Bala (ed.), 2012 Available at the Wellcome Unit Library shelfmark R606 CON 2013
- Infectious disease in India, 1892-1940 : policy-making and the perception of risk, Sandhya L. Polu (2012) Avilable at the Wellcome Unit Library RA643.7.I4 POL 2012
- SOLO Library Catalogue – search Oxford libraries online
- Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine events webpage
- Unversity of Oxford History Faculty
- Prof Arnold’s profile