March 19-December 3, 2015
2015 heralds an exciting new Global Health Histories seminar programme and some wonderful speakers. As in previous years each event will be broadcast live online, with registration links appearing closer to each event (details will be posted at www.who.int/global_health_histories/en/). By signing up for this (registration is free and on a first came first served basis) participants can listen to the talks, view the speakers’ PowerPoint presentations and, if they wish, even pose questions to the presenters and other discussants.
Over the coming months the series will cover: Ayurveda, missionary medicine, chemical and biological weapons, vaccine production, climate change, Ebola, evidence based medicine and health policy, migration, air pollution, and Chikungunya. The full programme is available at www.york.ac.uk/history/global-health-histories/news/2015-ghh-seminars/
Global Health Histories events bring historians and social scientists from around the world to discuss and debate topical issue in global health with WHO. There have now been eighty-five seminars spanning a ten year period with a tremendous array of topics covered.
A detailed report on 2015’s activities (available at www.york.ac.uk/history/global-health-histories/news/2015-ghh-seminars/) contains all the information you’ll need to follow the series. Alternatively, email GHHistories@who.int for more details and to register your interest for the online broadcasts.
Posted: February 23, 2015