Ryosuke Yokoe

Title: Medical Understandings of Alcohol and the Liver in the Twentieth Century.

Period: Post 1800

Funded by: Medical Humanities Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarship

Start year: 2014

Email: RYokoe1@sheffield.ac.uk

Primary: Professor Phil Withington | Secondary: Dr Dermot Gleeson, Professor Mary Vincent and Dr Richard Cooper

Research

Academic Background

  • B.A. (Hons) History (First Class), University of Sheffield, 2014

Research Topic

My interdisciplinary project explores the development of the understandings of alcohol consumption and liver disease. While the idea that long term consumption could potentially harm the liver has been established, the medical knowledge of liver disease continues to be limited in its scope.

I will take a look at both the changes within popular perceptions and medical research across twentieth century Britain with a particular focus on the post-1945 era.

Publications

Conference Papers

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Journal Articles

'August Experience: Popular Reactions to the Outbreak of World War I in Sheffield', Track Changes 6 (2014), pp. 51-71.

Book Reviews

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Teaching

Teaching

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Public Engagement

Public Engagement

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In The Media

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Affiliations and Awards

Professional Affiliations

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Awards

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