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Associate ProfessorJane Buckingham

Karl Popper 504
Internal Phone: 95519

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Research interests include the history of medicine, health, civil and criminal law and disability; history of mission, especially medical missionaries; history of welfare, charity, and philanthropy. Also, Indian history, particularly early colonial South India and early colonial state formation, and Pacific history, particularly history of health and medicine.

Recent Publications

  • Buckingham J. (2008) Leprosy in Colonial South India: Medicine and Confinement [eBook]. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 248pp-248pp.
  • Buckingham J. (2002) Leprosy in Colonial South India: Medicine and Confinement. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 236pp.
  • Buckingham J. (2017) Indenture and the Indian experience of leprosy on Makogai Island, Fiji. Leprosy in the Pacific Special Issue: Journal of Pacific History TBC
  • Luker V. and Buckingham J. (2017) Histories of Leprosy: subjectivities, community, and Pacific worlds. Leprosy in the Pacific: Special Issue Journal of Pacific History TBC
  • Buckingham J. (2014) Leprosy, Philanthropy and Social Capital in New Zealand/Pacific Relations 1950-60s. Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies 2(1): 39-56.

On leave in Semester 1, 2017