Call for Applications: Graduate Student Workshop “Failure to Collide: Ebola and Modern Medicine” with Paul Farmer

When: 20 April 2015 from 10:00-13:00

Where: King’s College London, Strand Campus.

We are delighted to announce that King’s College London will be hosting a UNDP Kapuscinski Development Lecture given by the world-renowned medical doctor and anthropologist Paul Farmer on 20 April 2015 titled Failure to Collide: Ebola and Modern Medicine, 2014” .

Prior to the evening lecture, the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine will host a Graduate Student Workshop for 15 UK graduate students to engage in direct discussion and intellectual exchange with Prof. Farmer about his most current scholarly research.  The discussion will initially be motivated by one of his most recent publications or work in progress that will be circulated beforehand to the selected participants.

If you would like to apply for a place at the Workshop, please submit a brief abstract outlining your dissertation topic and how it relates to Paul Farmer’s scholarly work related to (global) health inequities, preferential options for the poor, human rights, structural violence, et cetera.

The application must include an abstract of no more than 250 words, three keywords, and one page cv. Please submit your maximum two pages to Ms. Paola Bello at paola.bello@kcl.ac.uk by 16 March 2015, 5pm.

Selected applications will be notified by the end of day on 25 March 2015, and provided with additional necessary information.  All applicants and interested students are encouraged to separately register to attend the evening lecture.

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