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Professor Megan Vaughan FBA

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About this Fellow

History, African Languages and Literature, Social History in Africa, Economic History in Africa, History of Medicine in Africa.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/institute-of-advanced-studies/people/professor-megan-vaughan

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of African History and Health, Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in History, University of Malawi, 1970
  • Smuts Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, 1970
  • Smuts Professor of Commonwealth History, University of Cambridge, 1970
  • Rhodes Lecturer and Professor of Commonwealth Studies, University of Oxford, 1970
  • Professor, Faculty Fellow and Rhodes University Lecturer in Commonwealth Studies, University of Oxford, Nuffield College University of Oxford, 1970
  • Lecturer in History, University of Malawi, Other Foreign Institutions, 1970
  • Professor of African History and Health, Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London, 1970

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2009 - 2012

Publications

The story of an African famine 1987

1970

Curing their ills: colonial power and African illness 1991

1970

Cutting down trees: gender, nutrition and agricultural change in Northern Zambia 1995

1970

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