Medical Migration Symposium

Medical Migration Symposium

19 March 2013
MS.05, Mathematics and Statistics Building
University of Warwick

 

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The migration of trained medical staff has been a key issue for global health governance during the first decade of the 21st century.

Attempts to regulate the migration of skilled medical personnel as part of the training needs of rich and poor countries have proceeded in parallel with more critical approaches to the problem. The migration of technologies, ideas and values in specific historical contexts and critical approaches to the discourse of development have interrogated a ‘skilled personnel supply’ approach.

This symposium addresses analysis of global medical migration from different regions and disciplinary standpoints with a view to formulating future research questions. It will be of interest to researchers with an interest in empirical and theoretically informed questions around the politics of global health public health and migration.

 

Convenor: Dr Hannah Bradby
Confirmed speakers:
Professor Ivy Bourgeault, University of Ottawa
Professor Gillian Green, University of Essex
Dr Leroi Henry, London Metropolitan University
Professor Gillian Hundt, University of Warwick
Dr Anna Lindley, University of London
Dr Kristine Krause, Max Planck Institute, Goettingen
Professor Franklyn Lisk, University of Warwick
Dr Parvati Raghuram, Open University
Dr Julian Simpson, University of Manchester
Professor Stephanie Snow, University of Manchester