Genomics, Identity and Health
Challenges and opportunities for inter-disciplinary discussion
5-7pm Wednesday 18th February 2009, Archaeology Lecture Theatre, UCL
Anthropology Department, 14 Taviton Street, WC1H 0BW)
With talks from
Children's Brains, Scientific Enquiries, Family Labors
New York University
Skin Color and Genomic Ancestry in Brazilians
Universidade Federal de Minas
Genomics, Health Ethics and Human Rights: Myths and Realities
Columbia University and
Pan American Health Organization
With closing comments from
Followed by drinks reception in the anthropology department.
Please register your interest by contacting Anne Rudolph.
Funded with support fromThe Wenner-Gren Foundation and the British Academy
The public talks are now available to watch and listen on http://itunes.ucl.ac.uk/or by clicking on this link.
Public Talk at Institute for the Study of the Americas
Brazilian Anthropology Divided: notions of race in contemporary Brazil
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Tuesday 17th February 2009, 17:30-19:30
Venue: Seminar Room 12, ISA
more info >>
Postgraduate Roundtable Discussion at BIOS, LSE
Color, race and genomic ancestry in Brazil: Dialogues between anthropology and genetics
Ricardo Ventura Santos
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and National School of
Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
Wednesday 11th February 2009, 13:00-15:00
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Genetic Admixture and Identity Workshop
Anthropology Department, UCL
A 3-day invited event bringing together scholars from the
social, biological and medical sciences from Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, US and
the UK to examine the consequences and the application of new knowledge of human
genetic variation for the concepts of identity, nation, history and the
practices of health and ethics.
Thursday 19th - Saturday 21st February 2009, UCL
Further details of linked publications arising from this event to follow shortly.
For further information about these events please contact Sahra Gibbon