Northwestern University

Sun 8:45 AM

Medical Cultures, Traditions, and Law

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MLC May 2017 Conf

When: Sunday, May 7, 2017
8:45 AM - 12:30 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, The Leopold Room, Harris 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: $0
All are welcome to attend.

Contact: Natasha Dennison   847.491.3525

Group: Global Medical Cultures and Law (Buffett Institute)

Science in Human Culture Program

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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The faculty conveners of the Global Medical Cultures and Law Research Group have joined forces to examine three phenomena over the long 20th century: the globalization of biomedicine, the codification of traditional medicine, and the constitutive role of the law in these processes.

SPECIAL EVENT presented by the Global Medical Cultures and Law Research Group at the Buffett Institute

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Program Details


Sunday, May 7 | 8:45AM – 12:30PM
1881 Sheridan Road . Harris Hall 108 . Evanston Campus


9:15 – 11:00AM | PANEL 5

"Enabling Restrictions: Law, Medicine, and Female Sterilization in Costa Rica"

INCIENSA, University of Costa Rica
History, University of Windsor

Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota
"Globalizing Reproductive Health in Senegal: The Troubled Medicalization of Abortion in an Illegal Landscape"

Anthropology, Northwestern University


11:30AM – 12:30PM | WRAP-UP + BRUNCH (provided with rsvp)

New Research and Publishing Opportunities


Funded by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies in support of its Global Medical Cultures and Law Research Group

with co-sponsorship from
The Science in Human Culture Program
The 2016-2017 Klopsteg Seminar Series in Science in Human Culture


image credit: The Citadel of Drugs, Franco Assetto, 1955

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