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THRiVE programme update

last modified Oct 05, 2011 10:21 AM
The THRiVE Programme in Cambridge aims to provide research training and mentorship to PhD and postdoctoral researchers in Africa. Two African researchers will be visiting Cambridge for the next three months, and each will be give a talk about their individual research projects.

These talks will be presented as part of the Centre of African Studies Seminar Series for Michaelmas Term 2011, which are held in the Mond Building at the New Museums Site.

  • Dr Benson Mulemi, a Medical Anthropologist (from the Catholic University in East Africa), will be speaking on Wednesday 19th October 2011 at 5pm, and his title is: 'Treating Cancer in Kenya:Hope and Disappointment in a Public Hospital Ward'.
  • Dr Kennedy Amone-P'Olak (A THRiVE postdoctoral fellow from the University of Gulu in Uganda) will speak on Wednesday 2nd November 2011 at 4pm, focusing on 'War-affected youths in Northern Uganda: the need for a longitudinal study of post-war contextual and individual factors, and trajectory mental health'. Please note that this talk begins at 4pm, and NOT at the usual time of 5pm.