Typhoid in Oxford
A talk about the extraordinary efforts to eliminate typhoid fever from a rapidly-expanding Victorian city. We delve deep into the murky underworld of cesspits and sewers beneath Oxford’s dreaming spires.
Date: 12 March 2020, 18:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Venue: History of Science Museum, Broad Street OX1 3AZ
Speakers: Dr Claas Kirchhelle (University of Oxford), Dr Samantha Vanderslott (University of Oxford)
Organising department: Oxford Martin School
Organisers: Dr Samantha Vanderslott (University of Oxford), Dr Claas Kirchhelle (University of Oxford)
Organiser contact email address: samantha.vanderslott@paediatrics.ox.ac.uk
Part of: Alice in Typhoidland Speaker Programme
Topics: Sanitation, Water--Purification, Hygiene, Climatic changes, Engineering, Diarrhea--Research, Typhoid fever
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/product-catalogue/history-of-science-museum/events/claas-kirchelle-and-samantha-vanderslott-alice-in-typhoidland
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Belinda Clark