Paula Larsson

Paula Larsson is in her final year of a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the history of medicine, with specific interest on how historical social and racial factors influence medical equity today. She is currently writing a monograph on the history of vaccine policy in Canada. In addition to her research, Paula is incredibly passionate about Public Engagement and in 2018 she co-founded Uncomfortable Oxford, a public engagement project that highlights legacies of historical inequality within the city of Oxford. Paula holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Mount Royal University and two Master degrees.

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Opinion | Coronavirus: how language of disease produces anti-Asian racism, hate and violence

Underlying prejudice against Asian communities has been a staple feature of North American society since the first Chinese workers arrived in the mid-19th century.

Underlying prejudice against Asian communities has been a staple feature of North American society since the first Chinese workers arrived in the mid-19th century.

Coronavirus: how language of disease produces anti-Asian racism, hate and violence
22 Apr 2021 - 4:00PM