Longitudinal birth cohorts are increasingly recognised as important for
understanding how biological, social and environmental processes interact over
time and contribute to health inequalities. Birth cohorts have also become part of global assemblages of knowledge
production, particularly in the field of the Developmental Origins of Health
and Disease (DOHaD, Gluckman et al. 2016), and act as important technologies of
Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production.
MIT Press, 2018. 412 pages.
Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga’s latest book, The Mobile Workshop,is a historical examination of attempts to control the mobilities of the
tsetse fly in Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia, then Rhodesia). It is also an
experiment in writing – hence, a ‘workshop’ – …
HIV/AIDS prevention efforts have
taken many forms, ranging from pop-up stalls at LGBTQ+ Pride parades to circuit
parties at popular queer venues. In this essay, we examine music artist Frank
Ocean’s recent attempt to revivify the HIV prevention-access circuit party: a
dance event primarily attended by gay men which emerged in cities in the United
States to fundraise for …