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MAISON FRANÇAISE

European health and the Second World War: exile, occupation, and post-war reconstruction

The following conference will be held in the Maison Française, from 19 July (2.30 p.m.) to 21 July (6 p.m.). Further details may be obtained from the Maison Française (telephone: Oxford (2)74220).

Thursday, 19 July

D. DOSSO, Institut Pasteur, Paris
2.45 p.m.: `Londres, la France libre, et la médecine.'

L. MURARD and P. ZYLBERMAN, CERMES, CNRS UMR 8559, INSERM and EHESS
3.45 p.m.: `Alger et la politique de la santé.'

P. WEINDLING, Oxford Brookes
5.15 p.m.: `The Inter-Alled Health Charter movement.'

M. CONWAY
8.30 p.m.: `From exile to post-war politics: exile governments and the politics of health and welfare.' (Keynote address: meeting chaired by Rita Schepers, Leuven)


Friday, 20 July

J.-F. PICARD, CNRS
9 a.m.: `Vichy, l'Institut national d'hygiène and the Rockefeller Foundation.'

W. SCHNEIDER, Indiana
10 a.m.: `France and the Rockefeller Health Commission in World War Two.'

M. BALINSKA, Ministère de la Santé, Paris
11.30 a.m.: `The Polish-Government-in-Exile and public health.'

V. QUIRKE, Oxford Brookes, and M. BURNS, Sheffield
3 p.m.: `French pharmaceuticals under occupation' and `Secret research and development of penicillin at the Nederlandsche Gisten Spiritusfabriek in Delft under Nazi occupation.'

D. GIANULI, Minnesota
5 p.m.: `International views on health in occupied Greece.'

B. BELICZA, Croatian Academy of Science and the Arts
6 p.m.: `Andrija Stampar: a national and international public health reformer.'


Saturday, 21 July

M. SOROKINA, Russian Academy of Sciences
9 a.m.: `The Academy of Sciences Committees on German Medical War Crimes.'

K. KALLING, Tartu
10 a.m.: `Health in Estonia 1939–44.'

P. SVOBODNÝ, Prague
11.30 a.m.: `Conditions in Czechoslovakia under German occupation.'

L. KOCH, Panum Institute, Copenagen
12.30 p.m.: `Sterilisation and Danish public health 1939–50.'

J. GILLESPIE, Macquarie University, Sydney
2.30 p.m.: `Europe, America, and the founding of the WHO.'

U. SCHAGEN
3.30–5.15 p.m. (1): `German exile discourses on democratic health and reconstruction.'

S. SCHLEIERMACHER, FU Berlin
3.30–5.15 p.m. (2): `Return of medical refugees: their influence on German public health.'

R. FEIKES, Vienna
3.30–5.15 p.m. (3): `Return of exiles and Austrian public health.'

J.-P. GAUDILLIÈRE, CERMES/INSERM
5.30 p.m.: `Transitions in French medicine.'

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TRINITY COLLEGE

Chatham Lecture

In anticipation of its 450th anniversary in 2005, Trinity College has inaugurated a series of lectures on future aspects of public affairs. The series is named after the Earl of Chatham, one of the college's most celebrated graduates.

PROFESSOR SIR JOHN SULSTON, the Sanger Centre, will deliver the fourth Chatham Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 19 October, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `The common thread—society and the human genome.'

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