Reminder: The Women and Gender in the World Cluster presents: A Talk by Marissa Mika


The Cross-Cultural Women’s and gender History Consortium

Co-Sponsored with the Women and Gender in the World Cluster

present the spring lecture

Marissa Mika

Visiting Researcher

University of California, Berkeley

"This is a Ladies Unit": Radiotherapy, Technopolitics, and History in Postcolonial Uganda

Uganda Cancer Institute, 1967

Wednesday, April 22, 12-1:30pm, in 273 Social Sciences & Humanities Building

University of California, Davis

Refreshments Served

What are the techno-politics of radiotherapy? How do they shape the ethical and practical realities of cancer care today in one corner of the Global South? This talk examines the aid provided by the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, which primarily caters to female patients. Using gender as a lens of analysis, this lecture investigates one regional history of cancer care.

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