Oxford’s medical history – an uncomfortable tour

9 October, 4:00 pm

1hr 45 minPWYD

Tour | Health & Medicine, Society

Oxford’s medical history – an uncomfortable tour

Meet by the Bridge of Sighs, over New College Lane, OX1 3BW

Join Uncomfortable Oxford to learn about the intersections between medical sciences and historic imperialism. Discuss how resistance to public health policies was expressed in the past, as in the present. Analyse the tensions sparked by medical progress and how medical knowledge has been challenged in a world-leading university city like Oxford.

Uncomfortable Oxford is an academic-led social enterprise that raises awareness of the ‘uncomfortable’ aspects of history. Through walking tours, their leaders generate discussions about racial inequality, gender and class discrimination, and legacies of empire.

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Location:

New College Lane, Oxford OX1 3BW, UK OX1 3BW