pin 18 October 2019

Rats and the Global History of Maritime Fumigation Seminar

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The Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health and the Centre for Maritime Historical Studies warmly invite you to a joint seminar: Dr Christos Lynteris: Rats and the Global History of Maritime Fumigation 5pm Wednesday, October 23 University of Exeter, Amory 106 (Building 29 on the university map) Christos Lynteris (University of St. Andrews) […]

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18 October 2019

Rats and the Global History of Maritime Fumigation Seminar

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The Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health and the Centre for Maritime Historical Studies warmly invite you to a joint seminar: Dr Christos Lynteris: Rats and the Global History of Maritime Fumigation 5pm Wednesday, October 23 University of Exeter, Amory 106 (Building 29 on the university map) Christos Lynteris (University of St. Andrews) […]

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9 October 2019

Centre seminar: A good death? The cultural contexts of palliative care

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The latest in the series of seminars run in partnership with the WHO Collaborating Centre for Culture and Health considered the question of a ‘good death’ and the cultural contexts of palliative care. End of life care aims to help people live and die with dignity. Cultural norms, beliefs and expectations heavily influence how this […]

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7 October 2019

The Department of Ultimology

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The Department of Ultimology Ultimology is the study of endings, and the essay ranges across multiple disciplines; history of art, communications technologies, linguistics, the climate emergency, the history of disease and personal stories. Centre academics Dora Vargha and Luna Dolezal contributed to this RTE radio essay written by Fiona Hallinan and Kate Strain.  

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16 September 2019

New podcast – Robin Durie

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Explain it to me … Pete Hodges, the Centre’s Comms Assistant, invited researchers around the Centre to talk about their work. In the third of this podcast series, the Centre’s Deputy Director for Research, Robin Durie, discusses engaged research and his pathway to it.

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11 September 2019

Academic wins prestigious book award

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Dr Dóra Vargha celebrated last month as her book Polio Across The Iron Curtain was announced as the winner of the prestigious European Association for the History of Medicine and Health Book Award 2019. The prize is awarded to the best book on the history of medicine from the preceding two years, and is presented at […]

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