Doctors v. Midwives: Caribbean Medical Encounters in the Age of Prenatal Abolition
Lecture by Dr Sasha Turner (Johns Hopkins University)
Thursday 11 February 2021, 4–5.30pm (GMT)
Sixteenth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine
Department of History & Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge
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 seminar will be over zoom. Link to follow closer to the date.