SCOLMA Conference 06.09.16 – Cambridge

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Registration is open for the SCOLMA (UK Libraries & Archives Group on Africa) Annual Conference:

“African Medicine Matters: documenting encounters in medical practice & healthcare”

Tuesday 6 September 2016, Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge.

Short details of the programme:

Keynote Address  

Dr Benson Mulemi, Catholic University of East Africa

Dialectical construction and deconstruction of contemporary African Medicine.

Panel 1

Dr Anne Samson, Great War in Africa Association

Medical Practices in World War I Africa

Dr Tony Jewell

Colonial Medicine in East Africa in War and Peace 1910-1932

Panel 2

Marcia Tiede, Area Studies Cataloguer (Africana): Northwestern University

Indigenous Care in Mali, Examples from the Cahiers Ponty

 Korklu A Laryea, University of Mines & Technology, Tarkwa

Aawon Amewuda Kartey (1895-2010): A life of an ‘aborted Christian faith’ and traditional medicinal practice

Film

Asha Ahmed Mwilu, Independent filmmaker from Nairobi, will introduce her documentary about traditional and western medicine in Kenya.

SCOLMA AGM

Panel 3

Benjamin Bronnert Walker, Wellcome Trust doctoral student in the Department of History, University of York

The Conductors: Faith Healing, International Health and Medical Mission in Post-Colonial Ghana, 1957-1982

Sophie Smith, Adam Matthew

Animal attacks, dysentery epidemics and childbirth: Creating a digital archive of medical missionary experiences in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Dr Elinor Rooks, University of Leeds

Ebola Zombies and Vampire Scientists: Public Responses and Disease Control in Ebola and Sleeping Sickness

 

Panel 4

Erick V. A. Gbodossou, MD President PROMETRA International Dakar, Senegal

Virginia Davis Floyd, MD, MPH Vice President PROMETRA International Atlanta, GA USA

The PROMETRA International Journey: Traditional Medicine In Africa

Anselm Adodo and Jamie Hitchen, Africa Research Institute

Traditional Medicine as an alternative health care delivery system in Africa: An example from Nigeria

Dr Alistair G. Tough, University of Glasgow

Audit culture, overseas donors and medical record keeping.  Some comments based on Tanzanian experience.

Conference fee £50 (£30 unwaged) to include tea/coffee and lunch.

To book a place contact Sarah Rhodes (sarah.rhodes@bodleian.ox.ac.uk)

See the SCOLMA website for more details:

http://scolma.org/event/scolma-annual-conference-2016-african-medicine-matters/  

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