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Cultural Histories of Air and Illness

University of Warwick
8–9 June 2018


Image: Temperature and Mortality of London for Every Week of 11 Years (1840–1850) in William Farr, Report on the Mortality of Cholera in England, 1848–49 (London: W. Clowes and Sons, 1852), Plate 4. Wellcome Library, London. © Wellcome Images.

Keynote Speakers: Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University) and Richard Hamblyn (Birkbeck, University of London)

Cultural Histories of Air and Illness is an interdisciplinary, international conference that will explore the connections between health and the environment, and the ways in which this relationship has been constructed, debated, and disseminated.

Registration for the conference is now open.


Conference Organizer: Dr Amanda Sciampacone

 This conference is generously supported by the Leverhulme Trust and the University of Warwick’s Humanities Research Centre.

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