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Presented By: International Institute

II Conference. Gender and Health in Global, Transnational, and Historical Perspectives

Various Speakers

International Institute Conference on Gender and Health in Global, Transnational, and Historical Perspectives

Thursday, October 14, 9 AM-5 PM
Zoom Webinar. Please register at https://myumi.ch/2D2lP

Free and open to the public.

Few would disagree that gender matters for understanding health, healthcare delivery, and health-related policies, particularly as gender intersects with other social and geopolitical categories in generating inequalities and inequities in disease, mortality, access to health care, and so forth. Most observers are also very aware that gender is critical to understanding the many social and environmental determinants of health, such as economic development, access to clean air and water, the impact of climate change, access to education, among others. Yet we still have much to learn about the relationship between gender and health across varying geographic and temporal contexts, such that we might be able to grapple with the relationships of gender and health within a global or transnational perspective or to understand the historical underpinnings of these relationships.

This interdisciplinary and geographically wide-ranging conference aims to bring together scholars from public health and the humanities, from the medical sciences and the social sciences, whose areas of research will help us consider past and present relationships of gender and health.

Funded in part by five (5) Title VI National Resource Center grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

Co-sponsors:
Center for Armenian Studies, Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Global Health Equity, Donia Human Rights Center, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Nam Center for Korean Studies, Program in International and Comparative Studies, School of Nursing, Global Islamic Studies Center, African Studies Center, Center for European Studies, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Department of Sociology, Department of History, Department of Economics

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October 14, 2021 (Thursday) 9:00am

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