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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…

„Die Vermessung des Unmenschen“: Zur Darstellung von Rasse und Rassismus in einer Dresdner Ausstellung

„Die Vermessung des Unmenschen“: Zur Darstellung von Rasse und Rassismus in einer Dresdner Ausstellung

Die Ausstellung „Die Vermessung des Unmenschen: Zur Ästhetik des Rassismus“ fand vom 13. Mai bis 7. August 2016 im Dresdner Lipsiusbau statt. Zentral an den Brühlschen Terrassen gelegen und kostenfrei zugänglich, wurde hier ein breites Publikum mit einer Dimension des…

On the History and Future of Medical Anthropology in Germany – and the Close Relationship between Medicine, Technology and Society in a Globalizing World: Interview with Arthur Kleinman

On the History and Future of Medical Anthropology in Germany – and the Close Relationship between Medicine, Technology and Society in a Globalizing World: Interview with Arthur Kleinman

In June 2011, Professor Arthur Kleinman (Harvard University) visited the Freie Universität Berlin and the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. It was one of Arthur Kleinman’s first visits to Germany since 1988, the year he attended an international workshop on the “Anthropologies of…