”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).
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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.