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Talk: Disease in the archives - Old Wolves event

Add to Calendar 2022-02-03T13:30:002022-02-03T14:30:00 Talk: Disease in the archives - Old Wolves eventZoom
Professor Erica Charters
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Liz Baird
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Professor Charters will talk about using archives for her research into disease, and her use of historical evidence, particularly in the case of epidemics.

Wolfson College Fellow Erica Charters is Professor of the Global History of Medicine, Director of both the Oxford Centre for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, and of the Oxford Centre for Global History.

Prof Charters’ Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of British Armed Forces during the Seven Years War (Chicago, 2014) was awarded the AAHM 2016 George Rosen Prize and the SAHR 2014 Best First Book. She coordinates the Oxford and Empire project, is Senior Vice President of the Navy Records Society and Executive Committee Member of the Society for the History of War.

She is now coordinating a multidisciplinary project on How Epidemics End.

This talk will be via Zoom.

For the link, please contact archives@wolfson.ox.ac.uk by 12 noon on Tues. 1 February.

Download Zoom here: https://zoom.us/download

Enquiries: College Archivist Liz Baird archives@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

Image: Colyton parish burial record Nov. 1646. Devon Record Office, UK, ref DHC 3483A/PR/1).

Left margin note reads: ‘here ye sickness ended.’ By kind permission of the Rector and PCC of Colyton.