Medizinethnologie

Health system / Gesundheitssystem

An Option with no Choice? The Role of Preventive Technologies in (Dis-)Locating a Malaria Epidemic

An Option with no Choice? The Role of Preventive Technologies in (Dis-)Locating a Malaria Epidemic

In August 2016, during a science-meets-policy summit in Kampala’s famous Serena Hotel, a presentation on the (in-)effectiveness of so-called long-lasting insecticide-treated nets against malaria sparked a heated debate. The presentation was given by an infectious disease specialist from Makerere University…

Call for Papers: Social Anthropology of ‚Well-Being‘ – Prekäres Leben: Krieg, Flucht, Migration

5.-6. Mai 2017, Institut für Ethnologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Organisation: Helene Basu, Natalie Gies-Powroznik, Claudia Lang, Dominik Mattes und Annika Strauss Wir möchten Sie herzlich zum nächsten thematischen Workshop der AG Medical Anthropology nach Münster einladen. Wie in den vergangenen…

CfP for Workshop „Embodied Belonging: In/Exclusion, Health Care, and Well-Being in a World in Motion“ (Berlin, GAA Conference 2017)

CfP for Workshop „Embodied Belonging: In/Exclusion, Health Care, and Well-Being in a World in Motion“ (Berlin, GAA Conference 2017)

The Work Group Medical Anthropology organizes the workshop „Embodied Belonging: In/Exclusion, Health Care, and Well-Being in a World in Motion“ at the German Anthropological Association’s Biannual Conference on the theme titled „Belonging: Affective, Moral and Political Practices in an Interconnected…