In the framework of the IAS/IFRA-Nigeria Distinguished Personality Lecture Series, we receive Dr. John Manton from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) who will deliver a lecture entitled: “Red Dust: Recovering the History of Leprosy Control in Nigeria and Ireland”. The lecture will focus more particularly on the experimentation of clofazimine in Ireland and south-eastern Nigeria in the 1950s and the 1960s.
Date: March 16th, 2011
Place: Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
Time: 4.30-6.00 pm
Refreshments will be served after the event.
Dr. John Manton is a research fellow and a member of the Martin Okonji Research Group of the LSHTM working on the Anthropologies of African Biosciences. His research focuses on a set of historical ethnographies of expertise in African medical research, public health, nutrition and development. He is currently doing field work in Nigeria as an IFRA scholar in residence.
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