African Studies Workshop Featuring Ramah Mckay


Monday, March 23, 2020, 6:15pm to 8:00pm


Virtual Event - Details Below

Ramah Mckay is assistant professor in the Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Trained as a cultural anthropologist, she has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Mozambique, India, and the US. She is the author of Medicine in the Meantime: The work of care in Mozambique (2018). She will present Local pharmaceuticals? Race, regulation, and medical industry in more-than-global medicine. Discussant: Annikki Herranen-Tabibi (Harvard University).

This event will be transitioning to meet online. Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, our upcoming events are subject to change and/or cancellation.  For updates on Harvard's response to the virus visit

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in critique and discussion, under the moderation of the Workshop Chairs. 

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