Medizinethnologie

Transfiguring Psychoanalysis and Culture: Review of “Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir: Emerging Themes in Culture, Family, and Childhood” (Edited by Manasi Kumar, Anup Dhar, and Anurag Mishra; Foreword by Erica Burman)

Transfiguring Psychoanalysis and Culture: Review of “Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir: Emerging Themes in Culture, Family, and Childhood” (Edited by Manasi Kumar, Anup Dhar, and Anurag Mishra; Foreword by Erica Burman)

“What happens when psychoanalysis – born in Western Europe, having Franco-German and Anglo-American moorings, and in a largely Judeo-Christian milieu (i.e., with paradigms stemming from its own cultural tradition) – travels eastwards and meets a somewhat different cultural tradition” (Kumar,…

Review of “The politics of vaccination. A global history” (Edited by Christine Holmberg, Stuart Blume and Paul Greenough)

Review of “The politics of vaccination. A global history” (Edited by Christine Holmberg, Stuart Blume and Paul Greenough)

“The politics of vaccination. A global history” is a multi-faceted study of the connections between vaccination, identity (constructions and politics), political systems and resistance across time and place. The edited volume is based on the proceedings of two conferences in…

New Special Issue “Im/Mobilities and Dis/Connectivities in Medical Globalization: How Global is Global Health?”

New Special Issue “Im/Mobilities and Dis/Connectivities in Medical Globalization: How Global is Global Health?”

The interdisciplinary, politically contested field of Global Health has often been described as a consequence of, and response to, an intensification of the mobilities of, and connectivities between, people, pathogens, ideas, and infrastructure across national borders and large distances. However,…

Flüchtige Leben, gesundheitliche Versorgung: Medizin und Migration – ein Kongress-Bericht

Flüchtige Leben, gesundheitliche Versorgung: Medizin und Migration – ein Kongress-Bericht

Caroline Meier zu Biesen „Die Malaria der Migranten – das Gesundheitsministerium räumt ein: wir importieren die Krankheit durch die Ausländer“ titelte Anfang September 2017 die italienische Zeitung Libero. Anlass des Berichts: Der Malaria-Tod einer Vierjährigen im norditalienischen Brescia. Mit Ausnahme…

Embodied Belonging: In/exclusion, Health Care, and Well-Being in a World in Motion – Workshop Report

Embodied Belonging: In/exclusion, Health Care, and Well-Being in a World in Motion – Workshop Report

‘Belonging’ is a fundamental aspect of human life. People’s increasing mobility and global dis-, and replacement in the context of recurring environmental, political and humanitarian crises profoundly shape the experience, interpretation, and negotiation of belonging. At the 2017 conference of…