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Connecting3Worlds: socialism, medicine, and global health after WWII

Posted by C3W Admin on September 9 2021

Launch Hybrid Workshop Program

International House, Freie Universität Berlin (FUB)

September 20th-21st, 2021


Monday Sept. 20

14:00-15:30 C3W: Presentation of the Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award

Sarah Marks (Birkbeck): Mental Health and the Socialist World: Connections and Legacies
Edna Suarez-Diaz (UNAM): Beyond polarization: biomedicine, public health, and global networks
Dora Vargha (Humboldt/University of Exeter): The Making of Socialist International Health

16:00-17:30 Latin America

Andrea Espinoza Carvajal (King’s College London): Socialism and Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ecuador and Peru
Sebastián Fonseca (University of Exeter): Latin American Social Medicine in the Long Cold War


Tuesday Sept. 21

9:30- 11:00 Asia

Lu Chen (University of York): Chinese Primary Health Care Models 1920-1980
Liang Wan (University of Exeter): Golden Needle: Chinese Acupuncture’s Socialist
Transformation and its International Communication ca. 1956-1989

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30-13:00 Africa

David Bannister (University of Oslo): Spheres of influence in national health: the African National Congress, socialism, and the ideology of state healthcare, 1960 – 2020
Sarah Howard (University of Birmingham): Transnational Socialist and Post-Socialist Health in Ethiopia

13:00-15:00 Lunch Break

15:00-16:30 Roundtable of Collaborators

Maziyar Ghiabi (University of Exeter)
Mary Brazelton (Cambridge University)
Gisela Mateos (UNAM)
Stefan Pohl (Universidad del Rosario)
Harry Yi-Jui Wu (National Cheng Kung University)
Mjiba Frehiwot (University of Ghana)

16:45 – 17:45 Concluding remarks – Advisory Board

John DiMoia (Seoul National University)
Christos Lynteris (University of St. Andrews)
Matt Smith (University of Strathclyde)
Susan Lindee (University of Pennsylvania)
Raul Necochea (University of North Carolina)
James Mark (University of Exeter)


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