This week you can find The Reluctant Internationalists in Lausanne, Switzerland at the “Globalization of medicine and public health: economic and social perspectives (1850-2000)” conference organized by Sanjoy Bhattacharya (University of York), Thomas David (University of Lausanne, EPFL), Pierre-Yves Donzé (Kyoto University), and Davide Rodogno (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies).

At this exciting event Jessica Reinisch will be chairing the panel “Global Public Health After The Second World War: Non-Western Visions”, Johanna Conterio will be presenting a paper titled “The Global Botanical Roots of the Soviet Pharmaceutical Industry: The Case of Quinine” and Dora Vargha will be talking about “The Globalization of Vaccine Trials: Networks and Rivalries in Live Poliovirus Vaccine Development”.

For more information about the conference and the detailed program, see the official website.