DGPH Seminar: Seye Abimbola: Unfair knowledge practices in global health

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 16:00to17:30
McGill College 2001 Room 1140 and Online, 2001, avenue McGill College, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G1, CA

Join us for an special seminar of the Department of Global and Public Health with Professor Seye Abimbola who will deliver a talk titled "Unfair knowledge practices in global health". The talk will be followed by a Q&A period. Please note that the event will not be recorded. 

  • WHEN: Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: Hybrid | 2001 Avenue McGill College, Room 1140 and online

Speaker Bio

Dr Seye Abimbola is a health systems researcher from Nigeria. He is currently based at the University of Sydney in Australia, where he is an associate professor and principal research fellow. His teaching and research focus on knowledge practices in global health, health system governance, and the adoption and scale up of health system innovations. Dr Abimbola was awarded the Prince Claus Chair at Utrecht University in the Netherlands for his work on justice in global health research (2020-2022). He also received an Australian Research Council Discovery Award to study dignity-based knowledge practices in global health (2023-2025). Dr Abimbola was the inaugural editor in chief of BMJ Global Health (2015-2024), and is currently a Radulovacki Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University in the United States of America (2024). His book, a collected volume of old and new essays titled "The Foreign Gaze: Essays on Global Health" will be published by IRD Editions later in 2024.


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