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Anchorage talk at UAA on October 23 “The ‘forgotten’ 1916 polio epidemic in New Zealand”

Date Posted: October 9, 2018       Categories: Uncategorized

Dr. Heather Battles of the University of Auckland, New Zealand, will give a presentation on her medical anthropological research on the “forgotten” 1916 polio epidemic in New Zealand. She is visiting Alaska for the first time Oct 21-26, and will be giving this public talk on Oct 23, at 7:30 pm on UAA campus, Rasmuson Hall Room 110.

Parking is free on campus starting at 7:30 pm.

Dr. Battles’ work should be of interest to a wide audience – anthropologists and other social scientists, health scientists, and history buffs alike!