Trinity Term 2016 Seminar Series

The following History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Research Seminars will be given at 2.15pm on Mondays in the Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, unless otherwise noted.

Convener: Dr Atsuko Naono.

Coffee will be available from 2.00pm

‘Medicine in the non-European World’

Dr Nandini Bhattacharya, Dundee
25 Apr: ‘A pharmacopeia for India: Nationalist narratives in colonial India?’

Dr Jonathan Saha, Leeds
9 May: ‘Elephants and anthrax: Burma’s forests, imperial networks and the history of a vaccine’

Dr Simukai Chigudu
16 May: ‘Anatomy of African pathos: How a cholera outbreak became a national disaster in Zimbabwe’

Dr Hanna-Louise Clark
23 May: ‘Administering vaccination in interwar Algeria’

Dr Shilpi Rajpal, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali
Wed, 1 Jun: ‘From lunatic asylums to mental hospitals: Professionalization and medicalization of colonial psychiatry, 1895-1947’

Professor Kate Crosby, KCL
6 Jun: ‘Obstetrics as a model for Buddhist meditation in pre-modern Southeast Asia’

Dr Margaret Jones, York
13 Jun: ‘Policy innovation and policy pathways: Tuberculosis control in Sri Lanka, 1948-1990’

Please note: there will be no seminars on the two May bank holidays (2 May and 30 May)