SCOLMA – Annual Conference 6th September 2016, Cambridge

By dsw|August 4, 2016|Africa, Archival collections, Medical Anthropology|0 comments

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Annual Conference

African Medicine Matters: documenting encounters in medical practice and healthcare

Tuesday 6 September 2016

Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge

Programme

9: 00    Registration

9:15    Welcome

9:20    Keynote Address

Dr Benson Mulemi, Catholic University of East Africa

Dialectical construction and deconstruction of contemporary African Medicine.

 10:15   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

11:15   Coffee Break

11:30   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

12:30   Film

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

1.00     Lunch

1.50    SCOLMA AGM

2.15    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

3.45     Tea Break

4.00     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.

5:30     Conclusion

Gathering for drinks at local pub

SCOLMA thanks the following for support for the conference: Adam Matthew, Taylor and Francis, Alison Richard Building.

This programme is subject to change.

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

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

http://scolma.org

 

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