onsdag den 15. september 2010

Spedalskhed, tuberkulose og kolonimedicin

The Network for Science, Technology and Medicine Studies at Aarhus University is pleased to present the first STMC Seminar in the fall semester 2010. The titel of this seminar is "Colonial Medicine in India" and is presented by STMC and CISCA.

23 September, 1-3 PM,
Building 5126, Room 219, Aarhus University
CISCA and STMC present:
”Colonial Medicine in India”

13.00-13.10: Welcome and Introduction

13.10-13.45: Dr. Biswamoy Pati (Delhi University), Leprosy in colonial India

13.45-14.00: Break. Tea and Coffee are provided

14.00-14.35: Dr. Niels Brimnes (Aarhus University), Shifting approaches to tuberculosis in India c. 1920-1960

14.35-15.00: Open discussion

  • B. Pati and C. P. Nanda, "The leprosy patient and Society: colonial Orissa, 1870s-1940s", in B. Pati and M. Harrison (eds), The Social History of Health and Medicine in Colonial India, London: Routledge 2009.
  • M. Harrison and M. Worboys, ‘A Disease of Civilisation. Tuberculosis in Britain, Africa and India, 1900-39, in. L. Marks and M. Worboys (eds). Migrants, Minorities and Health, London: Routledge 1997.
  • Jane Buckingham, Leprosy in Colonial South India, Basingstoke: Palgrave 2002, pp. 7-35.
  • Sanjiv Kakar, ‘Medical Developments and Patient Unrest in the Leprosy Asylum, 1860 to 1940, in B. Pati and M. Harrison, Health, Mediciner and Empire. Perspectives on Colonial India, Delhi: Orient Longman 2001.
  • Sunil Amrith, "In search of a ‘Magic Bullet’ for Tuberculosis: south India and Beyond", Social History of Medicine, 17,1 (2004).

To Sign-up and request readings please send email to stm [at] au.dk

Aarhus Network for Science, Technology, Medicine and Climate Studies organizes a series of open research seminars each term in order to promote interdisciplinary discussion and evaluation of current research. The Lunch Seminars are informal lunch meetings with a 20-30 minute presentation followed by an open discussion.