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Kathleen Vongsathorn is completing her doctorate at the University of Oxford. Her doctoral thesis, ‘Things that Matter: Catholic and Protestant Approaches to Leprosy Settlement in Uganda, 1927-1951’, explores the ways British missionaries and Ugandan patients shaped new communities within leprosy Her broader research is on the relationship between leprosy and charity in the British empire. You can browse her blog contributions below.

A Mission Christmas in Uganda

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Kathleen Vongsathorn, University of Oxford England has a history of Christmas charity dating back to the Middle Ages, and peaking in the late Victorian era.  When British missionaries and colonial families went abroad, they took with them these same charitable … Continue reading

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