Colonial Pathologies, Environment, and Western Medicine in Saint-Louis-du-Senegal, 1867-1920 with Kalala J. Ngalamulume

Wilkinson, Conor; Cohen, Jessie

In this episode guest Kalala Ngalamulume discusses his research on epidemics, public health, and urban politics in Francophone Africa. At the forefront of our conversation are his longstanding interests in both state and community responses to emerging health crises. His observations range in time from the fifteenth century to the present, and across several continents. In particular, he draws historical parallels between past outbreaks of disease and the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Histories of Science in Africa
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April 7, 2023


This episode's duration is: 1:00:27