A whole online lecture series, based on the social sciences book Sickle Cell and the Social Sciences: Health, Racism and Disablement is available, free, at: https://sickle.our.dmu.ac.
This programme of lectures and workshops on the social aspects of sickle cell is aimed at university-level students. It is based on the book Sickle Cell and the Social Sciences.There are twelve lectures in the series, ranging in length from 30-50 minutes, together with a number of associated workshops.
- Sickle Cell and the Simplifications of Science
- Why Genes are not “For” Sickle Cell
- A Long History of Sickle Cell: Sickle Cell and Malaria
- A Short History of Sickle Cell: The Twentieth Century in the US
- Sickle Cell and Athletes
- Sickle Cell and Deaths in State Custody
- Ethnicity, Migration and Sickle Cell
- Genetic Carriers and Antenatal Screening (Beta-thalassaemia and sickle cell)
- Newborn Screening (Ghana)
- SCD and the Social Model of Disability (Nigeria)
- Sickle Cell and Social Policy: The Case of SCD and Schools
Sickle Cell and the Social Sciences