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Conference Report: "How to Change the World," Shanghai University, 26-28 May 2017

Conference Report: "How to Change the World," Shanghai University, 26-28 May 2017 [re-posted from H-Environment]
From 26 to 28 May 2017, Shanghai University hosted a conference on the history of development, programmatically entitled “How to Change the World.” It was jointly organized by the Center for the History of Global Development, the David F.

CFP: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery

The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices helped to reinforce the institution of slavery, just as enslaved people used their knowledge of healing to gain autonomy and power.

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