Medizinethnologie

Therapeutic landscapes / Therapeutische Landschaften

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…

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,…

From Harry Potter to Jesus – A transfigurative conference report

From Harry Potter to Jesus – A transfigurative conference report

Conference report on the anniversary conference: ‘Transfigurationen: Medizin macht Gesellschaft macht Medizin’, 17-18 February 2017, organised by the working group Medical Anthropology Switzerland of the Swiss Anthropological Association (SEG), Wiener Dialoge der Medizinanthropologie (Vienna Dialogues on Medical Anthropology) and the…

Warum Mindfulness, Life Coaching und Self-Help an Popularität gewinnen: Der Workshop „Travelling and Transforming Therapeutics“ nahm therapeutische Praktiken global unter die Lupe

Warum Mindfulness, Life Coaching und Self-Help an Popularität gewinnen: Der Workshop „Travelling and Transforming Therapeutics“ nahm therapeutische Praktiken global unter die Lupe

Verschiedene therapeutische Praktiken des Selbst, welche zur Förderung von Gesundheit, Glücksempfinden und seelischem Wohlergehen eingesetzt werden – beispielsweise self-help, Coaching, Kurse für spirituelles Wachstum, self-tracking sowie alternative und komplementäre Therapieformen –, sind weltweit populärer geworden. Um diese Praktiken herum sind…

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