50 Years of Shame

UK Premiere of the Spanish Thalidomide Film '50 Años de Vergüenza,' (50 Years of Shame) - 6.15pm on 21 April at the University of York

The Centre for Global Health Histories and The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York are sponsoring the UK premiere of '50 Años de Vergüenza,' (50 Years of Shame). The screening, which is free and open to anyone, will be followed by a round table discussion with:

Ana Salar (Co-Director of '50 Años de Verguenza' and journalist), Craig Millward (UK Thalidomide survivor and Culture Change Consultant), Alfonso Fernandez (Hessen Association of Thalidomiders), Liz Newbronner (PhD student in the Dep.t of Health Sciences focusing on the health and quality of life of Thalidomide survivors as they grow older).

The panel will be chaired by Prof Caroline Glendinning (Prof Emerita of Social Policy, University of York, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Trustee of the Thalidomide Trust).

If you would like to find out more and book a ticket, please go to: http://www.york.ac.uk/history/global-health-histories/events/50-years-shame/