Forthcoming

Film – “Tres Generaciones”

In collaboration with MARCH, the inaugural CHiPH film series event of 2019 is a documentary on changing conversations on sex and relationships across three generations in southern Ecuador. The film “Tres Generaciones” grew out of research using an oral historical and participatory ethnographic approach to understanding communication on sex and sexuality in the semi-rural parish […]

Seminar – Politics Under the Influence. Vodka and Public Policy in Putin’s Russia

Anna Bailey Bio:  Dr Anna L. Bailey completed an MRes in East European Studies at SSEES-UCL in 2009, before continuing to doctoral study at SSEES-UCL, where she was supervised by Professor Alena Ledeneva. She was awarded a PhD in Political Science in 2015. Her doctoral research findings form the basis of her book Politics Under […]

Seminar – ‘My mother smoked like a beagle in a laboratory to get the coupons she needed for a toaster’: tobacco companies and the working-class in postwar Britain

Frances Thirlway University of York Bio:  Frances Thirlway is a Research Fellow at the University of York, Department of Sociology. She holds research grants from Cancer Research UK on health inequalities and electronic cigarettes and from the York Centre for Future Health on health inequalities and cannabis/cannabidiol self-medication for pain relief. Abstract:  I will argue […]

Seminar – Socialist international health and technical assistance

Dora Vargha (University of Exeter) Bio:  Dora Vargha is historian of medicine, science and technology at the University of Exeter, based jointly at the Department of History and the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health and is co-editor of Social History of Medicine journal. She has published on vaccine development in Eastern Europe, the […]

Seminar – Industrial development as a social determinant of health: historical reflections from Tanzania and Zimbabwe

Maureen Mackintosh (Open University) Abstract to follow Thursday, 21st March 2019, 12.45 pm – 2.00 pm Venue:  LG9, LSHTM, Keppel Street Building

Seminar – Ideology over theory: World Bank policy on user charges for health care, 1978–1993

Chris Sirrs Centre for History in Public Health, LSHTM Abstract to follow Thursday, 7th March 2019, 12.45 pm – 2.00 pm Venue:  LG9, LSHTM, Keppel Street Building

Seminar – Re-evaluating the medical services in colonial Madras: the subordinate perspectives (1880-1935)

Arnab Chakraborty (University of York) Bio:  Arnab is a final year PhD candidate at the University of York. His doctoral research is funded by the Wellcome Trust and is titled ‘Medical transformation in Madras Presidency: military and civilian perspectives (1880-1935)’. His thesis focuses mainly on understanding the colonial medical scenario through the eyes and activities […]

Seminar – Toxic Drugs and Invisible Harms: Chemo-waste on an African Cancer Ward

Marissa Mika (University College London) Bio:  Marissa Mika is joining the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda as Head of Humanities and Social Sciences in spring 2019. She holds a PhD (2015) in History and Sociology of Science from the University of Pennsylvania and an MHS (2007) in International Health from Johns Hopkins. Before teaching and […]

Seminar – ‘Health for All’ at 40: The history and politics of community health worker programmes

Alex Medcalf and Joao Nunes (University of York) Bio:  Dr Alexander Medcalf is a Research and Teaching Fellow at the University of York, Department of History, and Deputy Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Health Histories. Dr Joao Nunes is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the Department of Politics, University of York. […]

Seminar – Health Care and the Histories of Development in Colonial India

Samiksha Sehrawat (Newcastle University) Bio: Samiksha Sehrawat is Lecturer at Newcastle University. She has published on gender history, urban history, the princely states and military history, the social history of medicine, peasant societies, imperial history and Indians in the First World War. Her first monograph, Colonial Medical Care in North India: Gender, State and Society, c. 1840-1920 (OUP, […]

Conference – Tele(visualising) Health: TV, Public Health, its Enthusiasts and its Publics

CALL FOR PAPERS Tele(visualising) Health: TV, Public Health, its Enthusiasts and its Publics ERC Healthy Self as Body Capital & Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine International Conference 27 February – 1 March 2019 Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HU, UK Televisions […]