Eighth "Africa in Front of Us" Seminar: “Public Health for Whom?”

published: 2014-06-05 Japanese:日本語版へ


Date: May 22, 2014 (Thu) 17:00-19:00
Host: Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
Joint Host: The Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto University / Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology Curriculum Research Discussion Group
Place: #212 Keigakukan Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Participation: Free of Charge / No Advance Application Necessary


17:00-17:05 Event Overview: Sayaka Ogawa (Ritsumeikan University)
17:05-18:15 Lecture: Murray Last (Professor Emeritus, University College London)
18:15-18:30 Comment: Hidetoshi Kondo (Associate Professor, Kansai Gaidai University)
18:30-19:00 Q & A

Event Overview

Murray Last, who is professor emeritus at University College London, is known as the world’s expert on research of history/culture of North Nigeria, and a pioneer of medical anthropology in the UK. In this lecture, he will talk about "The Peculiarly Political Problem behind Nigeria’s Primary Health Care". Let's think about politics over "public things" from the front line of medical anthropology.

Let's take ourselves to a stone's throw from Africa.

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Administrative Office, Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
56-1 Tojiinkita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577
TEL: +81-75-465-8475
FAX: +81-75-465-8245

* There is no parking available at the venue, so please use public transportation.

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