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September 2017

Telling It Like It Is: Diagnostic Narratives and Power

28th September @ 14:00-16:00
University of Exeter, Reed Hall, Upper Lounge, Streatham Drive
Exeter, EX4 4QR
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For the second seminar in our seminar series at the WHO Collaborative Centre on Culture and Health, we are delighted to have Professor Annemarie Jutel, Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, giving a presentation on 'Telling It Like It Is:  Diagnostic Narratives and Power'. Diagnosis is, in itself, a story.  It links together a set of phenomena, in a usually linear manner; it generates an explanation, a plot line, and a denouement, in which a knotted bundle of threads gets untangled. …

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October 2017

Pandemics Policy and Global Health Metrics

5th October @ 14:00-16:00
University of Exeter, Reed Hall, Upper Lounge, Streatham Drive
Exeter, EX4 4QR
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For the second seminar in our seminar series at the WHO Collaborative Centre on Culture and Health, we are delighted to introduce Professor Mark Harrison and Dr Claudia Stein. Professor Harrison is the Director of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine and Co-Director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities at Oxford and of the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility and Infectious Disease.  His current research projects include, health and medicine in the Victorian Navy, Malaria in Asia from 1900…

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