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On Wednesday 5th June, the University of Oxford is marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Franz Kafka, who died in 1924 of tuberculosis, with a programme of activities celebrating his works and enduring legacy. The event will include a talk by Prof Helen McShane, Head of the Jenner Institute TB Vaccine Programme.

This talk will focus on Kafka as a sufferer of TB. Professor Helen McShane and Dr Philip Fowler, Experimental Medicine Division, will be discussing various aspects of tuberculosis and how Oxford is at the forefront of addressing this major global challenge. A TB patient will also share their experience with the disease. 

Wednesday 5 June6pm-7pm 

Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library

This is a free event but has limited spaces, please reserve your spot using the link below:

The full event programme can be viewed here: