The Laureate Centre for History & Population is delighted to announce the appointment of three new postdocs and a centre manager. Dr Naomi Parkinson, Laureate Centre Manager, is a scholarContinue reading “New Appointments”
Applications are currently open for a Centre Manager to manage the day-to-day and long-term strategic operations of the Laureate Centre for History & Population. You can find more details, includingContinue reading “Apply to be Centre Manager”
Laureate Centre for History & Population Director Professor Alison Bashford has been recognised for her wide-ranging work on public health, medicine, disease control, borders, and quarantine. She is one ofContinue reading “Laureate Centre Director Prof. Alison Bashford is awarded Dan David Prize”
In 1943, agriculturalists, economists, physicians, and international policy-makers met in Hot Springs, Virginia, a gathering that pre-empted what was to become the first agency of the new United Nations: the Food and Agriculture Organisation. The sinister backdrop was devastating famine in Bengal, in parts of China, and millions hungry in the USSR. A world food crisis was declared, and food and population were immediately linked in grand plans for the postwar era. This manifested as national politics as much as international politics over the turbulent late 1940s.
Applications have recently closed for Postdoctoral Fellows. We’ll be in touch with candidates as soon as possible. In July 2021 we will appoint 3 Laureate Postdoctoral Fellows to undertake independentContinue reading “We’re Recruiting”
The Laureate Centre for History & Population will launch in July 2021. Researchers based at the centre will pursue a distinctively regional perspective on how population policies emerged over theContinue reading “Launch: 1 July 2021”