Positive in Prison: HIV stories from a Dublin Jail

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Location: 
Ireland {Republic}
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Oral History, Contemporary History

Positive in Prison is a documentary podcast, which uses original oral history interviews to tell the story of the HIV/AIDS separation unit in Mountjoy prison. It explores how the separation unit came to be, what it was like, and why it lasted for so long.

To mark World AIDS Day, join us in Dublin on 1 December at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland for an opportunity to hear the podcast, and for a drinks reception and roundtable discussion.

On the expert panel, led by Edward Hart of 360 Production:
* Tony Duffin, CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project Ana Liffey Drug Project
* Rick Lines, Executive Director of Harm Reduction International Harm Reduction International , former Executive Director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust Irish Penal Reform Trust
* Dr Catherine Cox, Associate Professor in the School of History, University College Dublin
* Dr Janet Weston, Research Fellow, London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

For more details and to register your attendance at this FREE event please email Janet.Weston@lshtm.ac.uk

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