SCOLMA Conference Call for Papers: 'African Medicine Matters'

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CFP: AFRICAN MEDICINE MATTERS: DOCUMENTING ENCOUNTERS IN MEDICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTHCARE
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We would like to draw your attention to the following Call for Papers:
Annual Conference: SCOLMA, the UK Libraries and Archives Group on Africa
Tuesday 6 September 2016
Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge

African Medicine Matters: documenting encounters in medical practice and
healthcare

This conference will explore aspects of medicine and healthcare,
traditional and western, historic and contemporary and their traces in the
documentary and digital records in all regions of Africa

Subjects might include:
* Medicine and indigenous knowledge
* The revival and regulation of traditional medicine
* The introduction of Western medicine
* Medicine and the missionary movement
* The documentation of HIV/AIDS and Ebola
* Medical research in Africa
* Access to medical information and research in and from Africa

Researchers, archivists and librarians are invited to submit abstracts for
consideration for this conference.
Abstracts of up to 500 words may be sent to Terry Barringer at
tabarringe@aol.com (Link: tabarringe@aol.com ) by 30 April
2016.

Info: http://scolma.org(Link: http://scolma.org/)

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