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Sexual Heritage : Catherine Burns at TEDxWitsUniversity

Dr.Catherine Burns is an historian and researcher at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER). Her work focuses on modern African history, medical and health history, the history and ethnography of reproduction and sex, ethics in medical research and the history of gender in South Africa. Her talk is about a project she launched in 2012 on sex histories (POSH).In the spirit of ideas worth spreading,TEDx is a program of local,self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event ,TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.These local,self -organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event.The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program,but individual TEDx events are self-organized(subject to certain rules and regulations).
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