Reflecting on her recent fellowship at Art HX, researcher Shelley Angelie Saggar traces how objects and photographs recall the medical legacies of British colonialism, as well as her own family history.
‘A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo’ by Nancy Rose Hunt (Duke University Press, 2016). Nancy Rose Hunt’s A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo looks at the history of
‘Medicine and Empire: 1600-1960′ by Pratik Chakrabarti (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Following our initial call for review and our desire to offer both a clinical and academic perspective of ‘Medicine and Empire,’ Dr Caroline Mawer – a clinician based in London