About the Blog Medical Anthropology (English)

This blog is run by the Work Group Medical Anthropology in the German Anthropological Association. It publishes texts (both in English and German) on the anthropology of transnational health interventions; migration, mobility and health; and the encounters between different medical and health-related ideas and practices in an interconnected world. More information about the text categories on this blog and the guidelines for submission can be found here: author guidelines. Specific guidelines in regard to the #WitnessingCorona series can be found here.

If you are interested in submitting a piece to the blog, please get in touch with the Editorial Team at: medizinethnologie[at]

The blog is registered with the German National Library under the ISSN 2509-6931. This ensures that the blog, and its entries, are archived in scholarly catalogues; it also enhances the visibility of the blog in bibliographical databases.


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