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Cancer a love story

When: Tuesday, 29 August 2017 - Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
WiSER Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Richard Ward Building
Start time:17:30
Enquiries:

Najibha.Deshmukh@wits.ac.za

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Najibha.Deshmukh@wits.ac.za

Lauren Segal will talk about her memoir where she writes about self, body and her encounters with the health system in the course of four bouts of cancer.

The Medical Humanities at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER) will host a conversation with Lauren Segal on her book Cancer: A love story, where she writes about self, body and her encounters with the health system in the course of four bouts of cancer. Segal is a curator, historian and writer based in Johannesburg. She is author, most recently, of One Law, One Nation: The Making of the South African Constitution. The discussion will be chaired by Professor Shireen Hassim and the discussant will be Professor Catherine Burns.

 

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