January 20, 2022
In this episode of the Matrix podcast (produced by the UC Berkeley Social Science Matrix), Julia Sizek interviews Clare Ibarra, a PhD candidate in history, and Naomi Shoenfeld, a public health nurse practitioner and recent PhD from the joint UC San Francisco/UC Berkeley medical anthropology program. Both Ibarra and Shoenfeld study the history and present of socialist science and medicine in Cuba.
On the podcast, Sizek, Ibarra and Schoenfeld discuss the history of science and medicine in Cuba and its relationship to the socialist project, as well as how Cuba has developed vaccines during the current pandemic.
Listen to the podcast or read the interview here.