SEASREP at the International Leprosy Congress 2019

SEASREP at the International Leprosy Congress 2019

SEASREP had a panel at the 20th International Leprosy Congress on September 12, 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Manila, Philippines.

The panel consisted of:

  • Lim Yong Long; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia; The History of Leprosy Segregation Policies in British Malaya, 1867-1936
  • Ricardo Jose; University of the Philippines Diliman; Hansen’s Disease in a Time of War: Narratives of Tragedy and Courage in the Philippines, 1942-1945
  • Luechai Sringernyuang; Mahidol University Salaya; Social Memories of Former Thai Leprosy Patients
  • Loh Kah Seng; University of Western Australia; Post-histories of Leprosy in Singapore

Their papers are the outcome of the SEASREP project on Hansen’s Disease in Southeast Asia: Narratives of the Past and Present, supported by the Sasakawa Health Foundation.

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