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Making Old Drugs New Again: On the Uses of History in Health Policy and Practice

University of Exeter, Laver Building, Room LT6 North Park Road , Exeter

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Culture and Health is delighted to announce that for the very first event in our Cultural Contexts of Health seminar series we will be hosting Professor Jeremy Greene, who will be giving a talk entitled 'Making Old Drugs New Again: On the Uses of History in Health Policy and Practice'. […]

Disciplining Reproduction in Modern South Asia: The Emergency and Beyond

      In modern South Asia, the control and reform of reproduction has occupied a strategic position within multiple social, economic, political and medical agendas. The Emergency stands as the most spectacular moment in this history, where the sterilization of some Indian citizens was tied to, and justified through, discourses of development, modernity and […]

Telling It Like It Is: Diagnostic Narratives and Power

University of Exeter, Reed Hall, Upper Lounge Streatham Drive, Exeter

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 […]

Pandemics Policy and Global Health Metrics

University of Exeter, Reed Hall, Upper Lounge Streatham Drive, Exeter

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 […]

Arts and Music in Healthcare

University of Exeter, Forum, Exploration Lab 2 Stocker Road, EXETER, Devon

  For our fourth seminar in our seminar series at the WHO Collaborative Centre on Culture and Health, we are delighted to have Dr Daisy Fancourt, University College London; Professor Alastair MacDonald, The Glasgow School Art; Ms Ruth Cohen, Project Manager at Daisi. Daisi - Ms Ruth Cohen Ruth will be talking about a project she manages at Daisi; a […]

Biomedical Humanities – Place and Purpose

University of Exeter, Innovation Centre Rennes Drive, Exeter

In this, our fifth CCH seminar in our series at the WHO Collaborative Centre on Culture and Health, 'Biomedical Humanities, Place and Purpose’ we will hear from Professor Sarah Atkinson, Professor of Geography and Medical Humanities, Durham University; Professor Giovanni Boniolo, University of Ferrara; and Professor Havi Carel, Professor of Philosophy, University of Bristol.  The seminar will look at the […]

Loneliness and Isolation

University of Exeter, Digital Humanitaies Lab Queens Building, Exeter, England

Our seventh CCH seminar in our series at the WHO Collaborative Centre on Culture and Health, and looked at 'Loneliness and Isolation’ .  To watch a video of the seminar see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjMiEpEXOD4&feature=youtu.be