‘Not everyone can be a Gandhi’: The global Indian medical diaspora in the post-WWII era

  • Date and time: Thursday 12 November 2015, 6.00pm
  • Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul building
  • Admission: is free and open to all. No ticket required.

Event details

Centre for Global Health Histories Lecture

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been postponed and will now take place on Thursday 3 March. Apologies for any inconvenience. 

From Manchester to Melbourne, from Auckland to Aberystwyth, from Detroit to Dartmouth, doctors from the Indian subcontinent dispersed throughout the Western World in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. To date, the demographic phenomenon of Indian- and other foreign-trained doctors has largely resided on the fringes of ‘national’ histories of twentieth-century health services.  Adopting a global health history perspective, this lecture examines the post-war Indian medical diaspora, exploring the contemporary impact and historical legacy of this remarkable circulation of health care practitioners.

Other lecture in this series include:

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been postponed and will now take place on Thursday 3 March. Apologies for any inconvenience. 

Professor David Wright, McGill University, Canada