Northwestern University

May
5
Fri 4:00 PM

Medical Cultures, Traditions, and Law

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MLC May 2017 Conf

When: Friday, May 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:45 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)

Co-Sponsor(s):
Science in Human Culture Program
Program of African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

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

May 5-7, 2017 | Medical Cultures, Traditions, and Law

Friday, May 5 | 1881 Sheridan Road . Harris Hall 108 . Evanston Campus

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4:00 – 5:45PM | KEYNOTE DIALOGUE

“Intellectual Property, Debt, and Traditional Knowledge"

MADHAVI SUNDER
Law, University of California Davis

CHIDI OGUAMANAM
Law, University of Ottawa

CHAIR HELEN TILLEY
History, Northwestern University

 

5:45 – 6:45PM | KEYNOTE RECEPTION

 

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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May
6
Sat 8:30 AM

Medical Cultures, Traditions, and Law

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MLC May 2017 Conf

When: Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:30 AM - 7:45 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)

Co-Sponsor(s):
Science in Human Culture Program

Category: Lectures & Meetings

More Info

Description:

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

Click here to rsvp

Program Details

Saturday, May 6 | 8:30AM – 5:30PM
1881 Sheridan Road . Harris Hall 108 . Evanston Campus

 

9:15 – 11:00AM | PANEL 1

PROJIT MUKHARJI
History + Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania
"Common Law Ayurveda: A Legal History of Indigenous Medicine in Nineteenth-Century South Asia"

PAUL JOHNSON
History, University of Michigan
"Possessed Persons and Legal Persons in Brazil"

CHAIR REBECCA SELIGMAN
Anthropology, Northwestern University

 

11:15AM – 12:30PM | PANEL 2

ROSEMARY COOMBE 
Law, Communication and Culture, York University
*"The Future and Frontiers of Culturalized Properties in the Global South"
(*pre-circulated paper available online)

COMMENTATOR KAUSHIK SUNDER RAJAN
Anthropology, University of Chicago

CHAIR LAURA PEDRAZA FARIÑA
Law, Northwestern University

 

2:00 – 3:45PM | PANEL 3

BRIDIE ANDREWS
History, Bentley University
"Western Understandings of Dang gui: Identification, Extraction, and Regulation"

STACEY LANGWICK 
Anthropology, Cornell University
"Troubling Rights: Therapeutic Plants, Intellectual Property, and Modern Herbalism in Tanzania”

CHAIR LINDA BARNES
Medical Anthropology, Boston University

 

4:15 – 5:30PM | PANEL 4

KAUSHIK SUNDER RAJAN 
Anthopology, University of Chicago
*"Constitutional Values: The Trials of Gleevec and Judicialized Politics"
(*pre-circulated paper available online)

COMMENTATOR ROSEMARY COOMBE
Law, Communication and Culture, York University

CHAIR CAROL HEIMER
Sociology, Northwestern University

 

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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May
7
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)

Co-Sponsor(s):
Science in Human Culture Program
Global Health Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

More Info

Description:

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

Click here to rsvp

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"

MARÍA CARRANZA
INCIENSA, University of Costa Rica
&
STEVEN PALMER
History, University of Windsor

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

CHAIR NOELLE SULLIVAN
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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