Date(s) - 21/10/2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Professor Dan Malleck from Brooke University, Ontario, will be giving a paper entitled ‘Drinks, drunks, and docs: Medicine, policy, and twentieth century liquor control in Canada and the UK‘ at Strathclyde University on Wednesday 21st October at 2pm.
Professor Malleck will be a visiting fellow at Strathclyde University withing the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) during the month of October. He is an award-winning historian whose interests lie in alcohol and drug regulation and the pharmaceutical industry to consumerism and the changing nature of disease. His recent book, Try to Control Yourself: The Regulation of Public Drinking in Post-Prohibition Ontario, 1927-1944 (UBC Press, 2012), won the Canadian Historical Association’s Clio Prize for the best book on Ontario history in 2012.
Refreshments will be provided after the talk.