All posts by Jennifer Scott

Art at LSHTM

The LSHTM Contemporary Arts Programme

The LSHTM Archive recently catalogued and made available to researchers papers relating to the LSHTM Contemporary Arts Programme. The collection consists of material relating to commissioned artworks and exhibitions that took place at the School between 2000-2005.

Tony Fletcher, who has been at the…

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World AIDS Day 2023

Today is World AIDS, an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic and commemorating those who have died of the disease.

The World Health Organization (WHO) designates World AIDS Day as one of its eleven official global public health campaigns, marking it on 1 December every year…

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William Brass and Medical Research in East Africa

The LSHTM Archive recently catalogued and made available to researchers the papers of William Brass (1921 – 1999).

William Brass was a demographer, meaning that he undertook statistical research of human populations. Throughout his career he developed indirect methods for estimating mortality and fertility in populations lacking comprehensive registrations of births…

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a great chance to remind ourselves of just some of the women who have studied and taught at LSHTM over the years.

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Decolonising the Archive: colonial language in our archival catalogue

As part of our commitment to decolonisation at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, we’ve been reviewing the language used in our archival catalogue. We found many examples of outdated language, such as colonial place names. Archival documentation is an interpretive act which takes place within a…

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