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The Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture
The Prize Lecture is awarded annually in Geoffrey Harrison’s honour to persons who have made a substantial and sustained contribution to the study of the human biology of living populations and especially biosocial sciences.
The inaugural Geoffrey Harrison Lecture was held in 2017.
Past Geoffrey Harrison Lectures
Professor Melissa Parker (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), 'Ebola: A Biosocial Journey', November 2017, Oxford
Professor Nick Mascie-Taylor (University of Cambridge), 'From Genes to Latrines: A Biosocial Journey', November 2018, Oxford
The 2019 Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture
The 2019 lecture was given on 8th November at Oxford Brookes University by Professor Thomas Leatherman from the Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. The title of his talk was:
The 2020 Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture
Nominations are invited for the 2020 Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture on human/biosocial sciences, to be given on Friday 6th November 2020 at St John’s College, Oxford.
Nominations and self-nominations are welcome and must be accompanied by a CV of no more than two A4 pages (set in Arial font size 12). Please submit nominations via email to Mrs Caroline Edgley (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The closing date for nominations is Friday 8th May 2020. The Parkes Foundation will contribute to travel and accommodation of the speaker.
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