History of medicine webinar series on Africa

The next edition of the Groningen History of Medicine and Health Seminar will focus on Africa. The seminar series is organised under the auspices of the Groningen Centre for Health and Humanities and the Centre for Historical Studies.

All seminars, except for the last one, are from 4-5pm CET and are hosted on ZOOM. For the link, email: james.kennaway@rug.nl

21 February (Tuesday)
Tizian Zumthurm (Universität Bern) Practicing Biomedicine at the Albert Schweitzer
Hospital 1913-1965: Ideas and Improvisations

20 March (Monday)
Samuël Coghe (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) Population Politics in the Tropics:
Demography, Health and Transimperialism in Colonial Angola

17 April (Monday)
James Akpu (Dublin City University) Catholic Relief Services and Nutrition in Northern
Nigeria, 1955-1966

15 May (Monday)
Sowande’ Mustakeem (Washington University in St. Louis) Slavery at Sea and the Future of
Medical Education

26 May (Friday)
Inaugural lecture, 2:15-3:00 pm, Aula Academy Building
Hilde Bras (University of Groningen) African Population and Health: A Plea for an
Integrated Historical Perspective
The inaugural lecture will also be live-streamed: www.rug.nl/digitale-oratie

Organisers: Hilde Bras, Yuliya Hilevych, James Kennaway, Rina Knoeff and Catrien Santing