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New Publication “Transfigurations of Health and the Moral Economy of Medicine: Subjectivities, Materialities, Values”

New Publication “Transfigurations of Health and the Moral Economy of Medicine: Subjectivities, Materialities, Values”

The health sector is one of the largest and most rapidly growing branches of the global economy. The world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies earn hundreds of billions of dollars per year, thereby exceeding many countries’ gross domestic product. The health sector…

“Creative Methods and Participatory Arts Research in Medical Anthropology” – Conference Report of the 9th MAYS Meeting

“Creative Methods and Participatory Arts Research in Medical Anthropology” – Conference Report of the 9th MAYS Meeting

Introduction: Focusing on Junior Scholars’ Perspectives In medical anthropology, participatory action research, body mappings, various photography-based methods such as photovoice projects, and others have proven to be useful tools in researching health, illness, and wellbeing. At the same time, arts-based…

Healing Landscapes in Berlin: Seven Film Portraits of Healers in the City

Healing Landscapes in Berlin: Seven Film Portraits of Healers in the City

The anthropological film project “Healing Landscapes in Berlin” features seven different portraits of healing personalities in Germany’s capital city, each of them being interviewed and filmed in their respective professional environment. The healers identified themselves as an Arabic energy healer…

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