Hilary Term 2010 Seminar Series

Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE, Mondays at 2.00 pm

Details of our Hilary Term 2010 Seminar Series and other events organised by the Wellcome Unit can be found on our website at http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk/events/index.htm

‘Local and Global Perspectives in the History of Medicine’, Convener: Dr Sloan Mahone

Week 2 – 25 January

Verkijika Fanso, University of Yaounde: Scientific and Traditional Medicines in the Bamenda Grassfields, Cameroon: Contact, Conflict and Collaboration

Week 3 – 1 February

Jennifer Johnson, Princeton University: The doctor is the true conqueror, the peaceful conqueror: The SAS, 1955-1962

Week 4 – 8 February

Carrie Hamilton, Roehampton University: Narrating AIDS in Cuba: Oral History between Myth and Memory

Week 5 – 15 February

Sloan Mahone, University of Oxford: Female Circumcision in the History of Medicine and Anthropology

Week 6 – 22 February

Robert Perrins, Acadia University: Imag(in)ing Death and Disease: Japanese Photographic Representations of the Manchurian Pneumonic Plague Outbreak of 1910-1911

Week 7 – 1 March

Powel Kazanjian, University of Michigan: The HIV Epidemic in Historic Perspective

Week 8 – 8 March

Paulo Drinot, University of Manchester: The Venerealization of Peru, c.1900-1950