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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


Thursday 11 February 2021, 4.00–5.30pm (GMT)

Dr Sasha Turner (Johns Hopkins University)

Doctors v. midwives: Caribbean medical encounters in the age of prenatal abolition

Sasha Turner is the author of Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing and Slavery in Jamaica which won awards from the Berkshire Conference on Women's History and the Southern Historical Association. She is an Associate Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University and completed a PhD in history at the University of Cambridge.

All welcome. The lecture will be on Zoom. Link to follow closer to the date.

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