SCOLMA – Annual Conference 6th September 2016, Cambridge
African Medicine Matters: documenting encounters in medical practice and healthcare
Tuesday 6 September 2016
Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge
9: 00 Registration
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
Asha Ahmed Mwilu, Independent filmmaker from Nairobi, will introduce her documentary about traditional and western medicine in Kenya.
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).