Announcements

Conference announcement: Encounters and Engagements: Creating New Agendas for Medical Anthropology

Encounters and Engagements: Creating New Agendas for Medical Anthropology

EASA Medical Anthropology Network / AAA Society for Medical Anthropology /

Universitat Rovira i Virgili Joint International Conference, Tarragona, Spain

 

June 12-15th 2013

 

Thematic focus

Encounters and engagements – it is hard to imagine anthropology of any sort without them, and they are central to the practices and concerns of

Announcements

Workshop announcement: Obesity, eating disorders, and the media (Oxford, Nov 9)

Obesity, eating disorders, and the media: An interdisciplinary workshop

Wednesday 9 November 2011, 9.30am-5.30pm

St Anne’s College, University of Oxford

 

The rising global prevalence of obesity and eating disorders can be considered one of the top public health challenges of the 21st century. With the large volume of recent scientific research on these conditions, and the increasing number of …

Features

The brain, the person, and the social: a workshop report

This post was contributed by Svenja Matusall & Johannes Bruder.

Workshop Report “The brain, the person, and the social. Probing neuroscientific ideas and practices from STS & history of science perspectives”, Zurich, 23.-25.06.2011

Looking in any daily newspaper of the (Western) world, we will see shiny images of active brains, showing “red spots of greed”, the differences between Democrat and …

Announcements

CFP on Medical Tele-technology for AAA 2011

The following call for papers is being circulated by Vincent Duclos (U Montreal) and Victor Braitberg (U Arizona):

CFP for American Anthropological Association Meetings
Montreal, Quebec November 16-20 2011

Materializing Presence, Configuring Proximity:
Engagements with Medical Tele-Technology and Emergent Care Practices

Health care is being transformed by a proliferation of screens, interfaces and networks that constitute emerging infrastructures of care …

Announcements

CfP: Psychopharmaceutical subjectivity, industry, and historical contingencies

This call for papers is being circulated by Dominique Béhague and Junko Kitanaka

Call for papers
American Anthropological Association meetings
110th Annual Meeting
November 16-20, 2011
Montreal, QC, Canada

“Psychopharmaceutical subjectivity, industry, and historical contingencies”

Co-organizers:
Dominique Béhague, Senior Lecturer, Anthropology, Brunel University, UK
Junko Kitanaka, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Keio University, Japan

This two-part …

Announcements

Call for abstracts: Ethics in the translation of neuroscience research to psychiatric and neurological care

This announcement is being circulated by Eric Racine (IRCM):

Call for abstracts – Brain Matters 2: Ethics in the translation of neuroscience research to psychiatric and neurological care

Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to announce that the call for abstract (talks, panels, posters) for Brain Matters 2, an international conference in neuroethics, is now open. The deadline for submission is