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Colonialism, Sovereignty, and Medical Practice in Lebanon

Colonialism, Sovereignty, and Medical Practice in Lebanon

Original air date: 16 August 2013 | During the nineteenth century, the increasing professionalization of medical practice led to the emergence of new institutions and laws governing legitimate use of medical knowledge. In the Ottoman Empire, the arrival of European medical schools and establishments led to tensions regarding the sovereignty of the empire over the medical realm in its own domains. This episode with Philippe Bourmaud follows the debates and conflicts over the establishment of the French medical school of Saint-Joseph in Beirut during the late Ottoman period and their meaning for own understanding of imperialism and colonialism in the Ottoman world.

Philippe Bourmaud is an Assistant Professor of History at Jean Moulin - Lyon 3 University (see academia.edu)
Sam Dolbee is a PhD candidate in the department of Middle East Studies at New York University
Chris Gratien is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Georgetown University (see academia.edu)
Seçil Yılmaz is a

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