Lecture: Prof. Dan Malleck, ‘Drinks, drunks, and docs: medicine, policy, and twentieth century liquor control in Canada and the UK’, Strathclyde

 

On Wednesday 21st October, Professor Dan Malleck, of Brock University in St Catharines, Ontario, will be giving a paper at the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH), University of Strathclyde, entitled: ‘Drinks, drunks, and docs: Medicine, policy, and twentieth century liquor control in Canada and the UK’.  Please join us at 2pm in room 228, Lord Hope Building, 141 St. James Road (map available here). Refreshments will be available following Dan’s talk.

Dan will be a visiting fellow at the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) during the month of October.  He is an award-winning historian whose interests alcohol and drug regulation and the pharmaceutical industry to consumerism and the changing nature of disease.  His recent book, Try to Control Yourself: The Regulation of Public Drinking in Post-Prohibition Ontario, 1927-1944 (UBC Press, 2012), won the Canadian Historical Association’s Clio Prize for the best book on Ontario history in 2012.  Dan is happy to meet with students and to contribute to teaching while he is here, so please get in touch if you are interested.

This will be the first of many seminars jointly hosted by the CSHHH and the Centre for Health Policy.  We hope you can join us.

If you have any queries, please email Matt Smith, Co-Director of CSHHH.

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