Category Archives: Bioeconomy

Report of Culture Medicine & Power Autumn Writing Workshop

The Culture Medicine & Power research group held its annual Autumn Writing Workshop on 24 November. We discussed work in progress focusing on exciting and thought provoking topics including interdisciplinary explorations of the wellbeing concept; human rights and moral complexities … Continue reading

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New John Hopkins University Press book by Ilana Löwy, visiting Professor at GHSM: “Imperfect Pregnancies”

In the 1960s, thanks to the development of prenatal diagnosis, medicine found a new object of study: the living fetus. At first, prenatal testing was proposed only to women at a high risk of giving birth to an impaired child. … Continue reading

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Seminar with Professor Rama Baru “Capital and Care: The Business of Medicine in India” June 7th 1 pm

We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming public GHSM lecture with Professor Rama Baru (Center of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), titled: “Capital and Care: The Business of Medicine in India” When: Wednesday 7th June from 13:00-14:30 Where: King’s College London, … Continue reading

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Join us on November 17th in celebrating the book launch of Biological Threats in the 21st Century!

When: Thursday 17 November 2016 6pm Where: Small Committee Room K0.31, Strand Campus, King’s College London Biological Threats in the 21st Century introduces readers to the politics, people, science and historical roots of contemporary biological threats through rigorous and accessible chapters … Continue reading

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Exciting News: We are changing name! To ‘Department of Global Health & Social Medicine’

We are excited to announce our Department is changing its name: as from 1st August 2016, we are changing our name to Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. Why? We think this new name provides a better reflection of our … Continue reading

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